View Full Version : The philosophy of the ignorance (part 3 the final installment)

04-09-2019, 09:21 PM

Bismillah Ir-Rahman, Ir-Raheem. I begin with ALLAH's auspiciousness,whose Name is the Best among all the names. All Revences, All Sanctities and All Worships are due to ALLAH alone. Ashahadu An Laa illaahaillalllahuWa Ash Hadu Anna Muhammadan Abdu Hu WaRasooluhu ''I bear witness that there is no deity but Allah who is without partner, and I bear witness that Muhammad (Peace be upon Him) is the Rasool.'' "O Allah, Shower Your Peace come upon Muhammad and the family of Muhammad, as you have brought peace to Ibrahim and his family. Truly, You are Praiseworthy and Glorious. O Allah, Shower your blessing upon Muhammad and the family of Muhammad, as you have blessed Ibrahim and his family. Truly, You are Praiseworthy and Glorious". Iam Satisfied with Allâh as My Rabb and Cherisher,Iam Satisfied With Islam as My Din(religion) and I am satisfied with Muhammad as a Rasulallah (Messenger)sallallahualaihi was salam) I seek Protection with ALLAH! With the Glorious and Noble Face of ALLAH! With the Complete and Perfect words of ALLAH! With the Exalted Attributes of ALLAH! From the Punishment of Hell; From chastisement in the Grave; From the Trial of Life and Death; From the Mischief of the dajjal. There is no power nor strength with (anyone) save Allah. ALLAH is Good and Only accept that which is Good. ALLAH is the Truth and only accept that which True. ALLAH is Pure and only accept that which is Pure. Ya ALLAH! ALL the praises are for You,You are the Holder of the Heavens and the Earth, And whatever is in them. Ya ALLAH! All praises are for You; You are are the Substaner of the Heavens and the Earth And whatever is in them. Ya ALLAH! All the praises are for you;You have the Possession of the Heavens and the Earth and whatever is in them. Ya ALLAH! All the praises are for You; You are Light(Nur) of the Heavens and Earth And whatever is in them. Ya ALLAH! All praises are for You; You are the King of the Heavens and the Earth And whatever is in them. Ya ALLAH! All praises are for You; You are the Truth and Your Promise is the Truth, And Your word is the Truth and the Meeting with You is true, And Parardise is True And Hell is true and All the Prophets(peace be upon them) are true; And Muhammad Rasulallah(sallallahualayhiwasalam) is true,And the Day of Resurrection is True. Ya ALLAH! You have promise and Your promise is the truth,Ya ALLAH! You have promise and Your words is the truth, Ya ALLAH! You have promise and You are the Truth!. The Holy Qur'an has told us about nations in the pass with capabilities in science, engineering, and skills. Still, it regarded them as 'jahiliyah' (ignorant).
when there is a whole people steep in superstition,steep in ignorance, and steep in darkness, who are so far away from truth, that the distance between them and the reality of life is like the distance between this Galaxy and the next, light years!
And from the Muslim experience and observation with such people, we find that some of the most ignorant and dangerous of people to islamic life in america are these black face christians from america and from africa, And these black face masonic christians who pretended to be Muslim,who are among the Muslims, who attitude is that everyone should be as ignorant as they are.When people are steep in superstition! we find that many of the ideas about life stems directly from primitive superstition such as when it is raining outside and the sun is shining at the same time!, they said the devil is beating his wife! And such as, if a mirror (a looking glass) is broken, they say 7 year bad luck And also many strange primitive notions and backward ideas about the creator of the heavens and earth, and religion its self,and the life hereafter. In this modern day and time there is still a strong culture of superstition and ignorance especially in the west where people are still saying such foolish nonsene. And they promoted this ignorance and superstition through the T.V., radio and the movies. Promoting ignorant,superstitious poisonous lies about every aspect of life.
And on the other hand, there is a whole people sleep in the darkness of conspiracy! who was instrumental in paving the way for this conspiracy to unfolded And these people claim religion too!, they claim that they are the most righteous among religious people, But yet they are conspiring with the Jewish enemies of their religion, the ones on the outside of islam and the ones inside the fold of islam against individuals members of their religion! And their excuse is " O he's not from where we are from or he's not a good muslim like us! or He's from america so how can he be a Good Muslim! This is hypocrisy! They feel it alright to have two faces before ALLAHsubhanawata'ala or before God! And yet some of these same people belong to the freemasons and other secret societies who are against Islam. And Yet still they take the Enemies of Islam as friends. { Surah 4:144} O ye who believe! Take not for friends (awliyaa) unbelievers rather than believers: Do ye wish to offer ALLAH an open proof against yourselves? The Noble Qur'an: Al-Mumtahinah 60:1-9, 13). 1. O you who believe! Take not My enemies and your enemies (i.e. disbelievers and polytheists, etc.) as friends, showing affection towards them, while they have disbelieved in what has come to you of the truth (i.e. Islâmic Monotheism, this Qur'ân, and Muhammad ), and have driven out the Messenger (Muhammad ) and yourselves (from your homeland) because you believe in Allâh your Rabb! If you have come forth to strive in My Cause and to seek My Good Pleasure, (then take not these disbelievers and polytheists, etc., as your friends). You show friendship to them in secret, while I am All-Aware of what you conceal and what you reveal. And whosoever of you (Muslims) does that, then indeed he has gone (far) astray, (away) from the Straight Path. 2. Should they gain the upper hand over you, they would behave to you as enemies, and stretch forth their hands and their tongues against you with evil, and they desire that you should disbelieve.
3. Neither your relatives nor your children will benefit you on the Day of Resurrection (against Allâh). He will judge between you. And Allâh is the All-Seer of what you do.
4. Indeed there has been an excellent example for you in Ibrâhim (Abraham) and those with him, when they said to their people: "Verily, we are free from you and whatever you worship besides Allâh, we have rejected you, and there has started between us and you, hostility and hatred for ever, until you believe in Allâh Alone," except the saying of Ibrâhim (Abraham) to his father: "Verily, I will ask for forgiveness (from Allâh) for you, but I have no power to do anything for you before Allâh ." Our Rabb! In You (Alone) we put our trust, and to You (Alone) we turn in repentance, and to You (Alone) is (our) final Return,
5. "Our Rabb! Make us not a trial for the disbelievers, and forgive us, Our Rabb! Verily, You, only You are the All-Mighty, the All-Wise." 6. Certainly, there has been in them an excellent example for you to follow, for those who look forward to (the Meeting with) Allâh (for the reward from Him) and the Last Day. And whosoever turn away, then verily, Allâh is Rich (Free of all wants), Worthy of all Praise. 7. Perhaps Allâh will make friendship between you and those whom you hold as enemies. And Allâh has power (over all things), and Allâh is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful. 8. Allâh does not forbid you to deal justly and kindly with those who fought not against you on account of religion and did not drive you out of your homes. Verily, Allâh loves those who deal with equity. 9. It is only as regards those who fought against you on account of religion, and have driven you out of your homes, and helped to drive you out, that Allâh forbids you to befriend them. And whosoever will befriend them, then such are the Zâlimûn (wrong-doers those who disobey Allâh). 13. O you who believe! Take not as friends the people who incurred the Wrath of Allâh (i.e. the Jews). Surely, they have been in despair to receive any good in the Hereafter, just as the disbelievers have been in despair about those (buried) in graves (that they will not be resurrected on the Day of Resurrection). We also see blind ignorant superstitious religious Christians leaders talking nonsense to the people about the ultimate reality, leading the people further and further into darkness,back to the dark ages of total ignorance. If they would just tell the people of the world the Honest and Simple Truth! THAT THERE IS BUT ONE GOD ALONE! WHO HAS NO PARTNERS AND NO EQUAL,The one who sustains and protects all that exists. ALLAH subhanawata'ala,the Almighty has warned the Muslims against following the ways of the Jews, whom He is angry with, because they chose to disobey Him after He has sent down to them the knowledge and the true guidance. ALLAH subhanawata'ala has also commanded the Muslims to avoid the Christians ways, for they attribtes to Allah that which He has prohibited without knowledge, and are thus lost in the darkness superstition and misguidance. Allah has ordered the Muslims to ask Him for guidance to the Straight Path, which entails acquiring knowledge of the Truth and abiding by it. When one acquires knowledge about Islam and then implements it, he will, in fact, be renouncing all those who indulge in Bidah (innovation in the religion) and misguidance. One of our Salaf (righteous ancestors) once stated that, Whoever worships Allah with ignorance, he will bring about more harm thenbenfit, Ignorance is a major reason why many Muslims fall into all types of Haram (the prohibitions) and Bidahs, as Imam Ibn Taymiyyah has stated, What brings about the benefit of the son of Adam are Iman(Faith) and working the good deeds. What nullifies those two are ignorance the opposite of knowledge which will misguide such people, and also following the desires and what the heart wants, thus making such people among the defiant rebels and the cursed persons. When we reach this awareness, we find that 'JAHILIYAH'(IGNORANCE) means error, going astray, deviation from Allah's straight path, and negligence in His worship. That is because 'jahiliyah', in the Qur'anic viewpoint, means a religion and lifestyle that follows a line contrary to the line of Islam in nature and aim. It follows the line of deviation from the path of True religion and ALLAH's 'Shari'ah' (Law) which guides man.
In the present days, ignorance in the religion has become widespread. This is a sign of the Last Hour, as Rasulallah(sallallahualaihiwassalam) has informed us. Anas narrated that Rasulallah(sallallahualaihiwassalam) said, Raising up knowledge while ignorance remaining (on earth) is a Sign of the (Last) Hour[Al-Bukhari, Muslim & ibn Majah]. Also, Abu Hurayrah reported that Rasulallah(sallallahualaihiwassalam) said,Time will be shortened, the knowledge will be raised up, the Fitan (trials, calamities, etc.) will appear, stinginess will be widespread and AL-HARAJ will appear in abundance. He was asked, And what is Al-Haraj? He said, Murder!

Some people neglect virtuous deeds and entertain vain hopes of ALLAH’s mercy and Forgiveness, so much so that they leave the world without having performed any acts of virtue. You will hear one of them saying, I have strong faith in the Mercy of ALLAH ta’ala who is the Most Forgiving. Someone should say to him,YES! He (ALLAH) is Most Forgiving and most Merciful! But He do not like His Mercy taken for granted! For, if you had faith in ALLAH’s Mercy, you would have performed good deeds,’ “ And on another occasion: “It was said O servants of ALLAH! Beware of entertaining vain desires and false hopes of ALLAH’s Mercy. For, those who hold such hopes (without performing good deeds) are living in a fool’s paradise. By ALLAH, no person was ever granted good reward by ALLAH ta’ala, neither in this world nor in the next,(merely for having vain hopes of His Mercy).

The Key to good fortune lies in mental alertness and thoughtful behavior. All manners of misfortunes are rooted in deception through false hopes and heedlessness. No bounty of ALLAH subhanawata'ala can excel the blessing of (Faith) Iman and a true recognition of ALLAH subhanawata'ala. And, the only means to achieve them lies in having one’s Heart illumined by spiritual insight, (The Light)The Nur of the Holy Quran and implementation of the Sunnah. Similarly, no punishment of ALLAH subhanawata'ala is more tormenting then unbelief (kufr)- disbelief-rejection of faith and disobedience. And the only thing that causes a man to stray into unbelief or disbelief is the darkness of ignorance, which blinds his inward eyes,(the eyes of his Heart). And the Hearts of those who are wise and enlightened are like a niches, wherein there are bright Lamps spreading Light. The similitude of their Hearts is given in the Holy Quran: Like a niche wherein there is a Lamp.(An-Noor 35). The hearts of those who have been deceived through false hopes of ALLAH’s Mercy are Lost in complete darkness, where there are layers upon layers of darkness and they can hardly see anything. Their similarity is also given in the Quran: As darkness on a vast, abysmal sea. There covers him a wave, above which is a wave, above which is a cloud. Layer upon Layer of darkness.(An-Noor40).

Now that we know deception through false hopes to be the root-cause of damnation, it is worthwhile explaining it in detail so that we may guard ourselves against this spiritual bane. There are many ayats of the Holy Quran and numerous Hadiths on deprecation of deception through false hopes. Rasulallah(sallallahualayahiwasalam) said: The wise man is he who observes self control and performs acts of virtue for the life after death; and the foolish person is he who fellows his vain desires and entertains false hopes in ALLAH(subhanawata'ala). In fact, what has been said in the hadith on deprecation of ignorance also applies to deception through false hopes; and the warnings of punishment for the ignorant are also aimed at those deceived through false hopes. For deception through false hopes is born of ignorance; it is rather part of ignorance; and though every kind of ignorance cannot be termed as deception through false hopes, every kind of deception through false hopes is ignorance. And the worst form of deception through false hopes or ignorance is exemplified in the (attitude of the) disbelievers, the profligates and the lewd ones who say, The pleasures of this world are like cash currency (available at the moment) and those promised in the akhirah(the hereafter) are like entries of credit made in a person’s account, to be realized later. What is more, the immediate pleasures of this world can in no way be compared with the Eternal bliss of the Akhirah(the hereafter).

Some of these foolish people say that the pain and suffering of this world are certain, while the punishments and rewards of the (hereafter) akhirah are uncertain and so one should not bear real hardships in the hope of winning what is uncertain. This notion is also a fallacy born of utter ignorance. And another false notion is entertained by the people who say, The life of the (hereafter)akhirah is unseen; no one has experienced its Joys or its suffering and we know little about the reality of that life. And this reasoning is also rooted in ignorance. We should have faith in what The Prophets (anbiya), siddiq-the truthful, and righteous have said about the(hereafter)akhirah, because people the world over have, through the ages, testfied to the truth and trustworthiness of these righteous people. And it makes little difference if a few of the ignorant deny having any knowledge of the next world or having doubts about it; Such suspicions about the (hereafter)akhirah usually arise in the minds and hearts of the disbelievers.

When we examine Islamic texts and phrases about identifying and describing the life of ignorance and superstiton, we are able to understand the meaning of the idiom 'Jahiliyah'(ignorance) and the reason why the Qur'an has used it. Also we are able to understand why the same idiom has been applied to the Present day nations, and other nations throughout history.
We are able to understand this terminology and labelling once we learns of the ignorance and superstitious in the history of past nations and its connected with the present day, when we follow the unity of the line and trends which associated 'jahiliyah' through its effects and remains, and when we study the description of the Qur'an about the most important aspects of 'Jahiliyah", its ways of thinking, and its psychological and behavioral trends. The Philosophy of the Ignorance. Their Philosophy is that they don't know, and they don't want to know, if they can notunderstaned it, If they can not dominate it, If they can not control it. then they have to Destroy it. this is the Gross ignorance, and this is Blind ignorance aswell, that Leads to Blind arrogance,that also leads to Blind actions, and Blind actions leads to self Destruction. The Best Example of Blind ignorant behavior is Power that is uncheck by Knowledge. The Questions is: Is this the age of Modern technical Enlightenment? OR The age of Modern technical ignorance. When blind ignorance and blind arrogant are found among nations! they come in without any consideration for anything, They Just come Marching in and Bulldozing the People and setting up the government that they want to see, and then tell the people this is what we want to see established here!,with total disregard for the people's lives, their way of Life and their culture. This is the epitome of ignorance.

The Holy Qur'an has told us about other nations with capabilities in science, engineering, and skills. Still, it regarded them as 'jahiliyah' (ignorant). The Qur'an describes their nature as equal among nations of 'jahiliyah'. In the Qur'anic viewpoint, all of these nations were ignorant. We are able to understand this equality clearly through the comparison which the Qur'an has made between the backward state of Arabs and the developed state of nations before them. ALLAH subhanawata'ala, the Exalted, says: "What! have they not travelled in the earth and seen how was the end of those before them? They were more (in number) than those and mightier in strength, and greater are the relics (of their power) in the earth, but availed them not what they were earning. And when came unto them their apostles with clear proofs (of their truthfulness), exalted they in what they had with them of knowledge, but encompassed them that which they were wont to scoff." Holy Qur'an (40:82-83). "Have they travelled not in the earth and seen how was the end of those before them? They were stronger than them in strength; and they dug up the earth and built on it more than what these did build; and there came unto them their apostles with clear proofs (miracles); (for) it is not Allah Who should do them (any) injustice, but they did injustice to their own selves. Then evil was the end of those who wrought evil, for belied they the signs of Allah subhanawata'ala, and at them they used to mock." Holy Qur'an (30:9-10) "And how many of the generations We did destroy before them, they were (even) better in riches and in splendor. Say you (O Our Apostle Muhammad) As to those who are in error, the Beneficent (Allah) will certainly lengthen the span (of their) life; until they behold what they were promised, be it the chastisement (in this world) or the Hour (of Doom); Then shall they know who is worse placed and (who is the) weakest in forces!" Holy Qur'an (19:74-75) In this manner, the Qur'an has revealed the depth and content of those nations to stress that scientific development of man and his civil advancement are not able to save him from the claws of deviation and take him out of the fangs of ignorance as long as he embellishes ignorant faith and embodies the same abnormal ignorant behavior of the general society. Although these ignorant deviated nations are scattered throughout history and The Present day,they are different in scientific and civil levels, they share common factors. One mental state combines them together and unifies their deviated course. Allah, the Exalted, says: "And those (pagans) who have no knowledge say: 'Why does not Allah speak to us or a sign come to us?' Even thus said those before them, the like of what they say; their hearts are alike; We have indeed made clear the signs to people who are certainly sure." (the Holy Qur'an(2:118)This similarity among the hearts of the deviated nations and in many of todays peoples and the unity of the mental trend, which the Qur'an has revealed, is the common line which identifies all aspects of the pre-Islamic period and the present day standards of ignorance and is the center from which all activities of the ignorant man begins.
This similarity is the factor forming the identity and personality of all Ignorant nations. Also this description may be applied to all stages of human history especially the present day people whose generations have evolved into a devious and deviated system and refused to follow the straight path of truth and peace-the straight path of ALLAH subhanawata'ala the law of the Rabb, and the message of salvation.----------------------------------------------------------------Your Brother k.ibrahim..-----("O Muslim people please make Dua for Me, That ALLAH increase My Faith(IMAN) and devotion, And grant me a Good Muslim wife, who has knowledge of Din!


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