One day a group of philosophers came to debate with Sayyidina `Ali (r) the son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad (s), about the reality of life after death and Heaven and Hell. His answer was simple:
“We each have a 50% chance of being right, so look at it like this: if you are right that there is nothing beyond this life, then nothing matters at all. If I am right, you are in deep trouble.” The philosophers became Muslim.
The trouble in our time comes from the belief that when we die we have no consequences to face, the logic of this is that there is no need to follow any moral code whatsoever. Result – overriding selfishness, greed and intolerance.
Time to turn things around and work towards true love and respect of each other as jewels in the crown of creation!
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