Qur’an says that there is no compulsion in religion (2: 256), preach with wisdom (16: 125), be just even with enemies (5: 8) and know that killing a human is like killing humanity (5: 32). Tolerance will come in our society if right education is received.
In early 2015, Muslims took to twitter to introduce our beloved Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to the world. Below are some of the tweets.
Institution of family is highly respected in Islam. Women are indispensable part of this institution. As per Islamic worldview, mental and physical capabilities that we enjoy are the blessings of Allah and we hold them as a trust. Therefore, based on the differences in these mental and physical capabilities alone, no one is superior and powerful in the eyes of Allah.
Allah asks people to use their intellect and exploit the nature’s blessings. Islamic principles neither stop one’s use of intellect in seeking material progress, nor the pursuit of success in life hereafter conflict in any way with success in this world provided that the ethical filters and Islamic injunctions are observed where they have been explicitly given.
Message of Islam invites people of all faiths, race, color, region and gender towards its message of peace, excellence of character and living in harmony with nature and environment.
In search of weapons of mass destruction that were never found, hundreds of thousands of people lost lives in Iraq and in each passing week, hundreds of people die through drone attacks in Pakistan in the name of ‘collateral damage’ and no discourse, critique and question is raised against it. What exactly is freedom then?
In a capitalistic democracy, the elite class is able to expend on political campaigns and hence take part in politics and where crony capitalism results in business and political class combining to pursue their self interest.
Unrestrained chase of self-interest, moral relativism, incentive-led economic choices and indifference to collective responsibilities has led to engender societies where economic interests have become the solitary basis of establishing and maintaining relationships.