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    Haydar Husayn

    Question about hell

    Why do people assume that people who do things deserving of Hell in this life will suddenly repent and become good in the next life? If Iblees could show defiance to Allah, then why can't humans? It seems to me that this is an underlying assumption of many people who have a problem with Hell. For example Christopher Hitchens has said that even if he believed in heaven, he wouldn't want to go there to live in a 'celestial North Korea'. Isn't it possible that he may maintain this attitude in the afterlife?
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    Salam Aleikum. Since our ultimate goal in this life is to establish truth and eradicate injustice, we should all long for the reappearance of our Savior Imam Al-Mahdi ÚÌøá Çááøå ÝÑÌå ÇáÔÑíÝ. But the Imam does not appear unless his truthful 313 companions are ready... What are the significant attributes of these 313 and how could we be a part of them. Are these 313 chosen by Allah or does every one of us have the potential to be among them? If anyone could refer some narrations from the Ahlulbayt(as) concerning this i would be grateful. Jazakallah khair jaz'a.
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    am i hard hearted?

    Have you tried just speaking honestly to Allah? Often a bit of heart felt sincerity can go a long way.
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    My sister is an athiest...

    1) Allah isn't unfair. Even if someone had a bad environment while growing up, Allah still sends people and opportunities their way to guide them towards the right path. 2)There is nothing wrong per se in doing good deeds for people. Does she believe Allah is her creator? If she does ask her how would she be able to perform good deeds without a sound mind and body given to her by Allah. 3) -Man A killed man B, man B being the sole provider for his family. -A person bribed his way into getting a job(that was rightfully another person's) that he would do for the next twenty years of his life. -A man was the caretaker of an orphan's property which he squandered away and as a result there was no money left when it was time to pay the child's college fees or the rent for his home etc. All of the above sins have effects that last an individual or a family's whole life, totally change the course of action for them. For the oppressor or bystanders it's easy to say that the act of oppression lasted a few hours so what's the big deal.Ask a mother who does not have the money to pay the doctors fees or buy medicines for a sick child or a father whose children will go to bed hungry...Every second seems like a eternity.
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    My sister is an athiest...

    (1) Your sister is right that the character of people does conform to their environment. But that is only partly so. It is possible for a person to be born in an environment that does not nurture good qualities and yet be a good man. There are lots of people in the world who did not have a fruitful upbringing but have turned out to be good people. So her argument is not valid. 2a) Once again, she is right that doing good in the hope of heaven iis selfish. But she is wrong that doing good for the sake of Allah is selfish. There is no substance in her argument. Ask her how that is selfish. 2b) As for doing good to people, it is certainly a good idea. No one denies that. 2c) But it does not undermine the fact that if God is deserving of obedience, then doing good for His sake is not selfishness at all. 3) Allah claims that He is the Most Merciful of the merciful ones. And He is also the most Just of the Just. So if she doesn't believe that, it is no use arguing with her about hell or heaven. * * * The first thing you can do to help her is to prove to her from her own life that God is the most merciful of the merciful. If you can convince her of that, the rest becomes easy.
  7. 2 points
    Ali Mahdi

    I want to study in a hawza

    This isn't a correct and acceptable reason to enter the holy Islamic Seminary. It isn't a place for games. You should intend on applying and entering the seminary with the intention of gaining closeness to God and to learn Islamic sciences not just because you can't find something else to do with your life.
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    Allahumma sallay ala Muhammad wa Aalay Muhammad wa ajjil farajahum. Allahumma aghfirlil mo'mineena wal mo'minaat wal muslimeena wal muslimaat, behaqqe Muhammadin wa Aalayhe attayyabeen attahireen, wa be rehmateka Ya Arham-ar-Rahimeen.
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    Thoughts 2016-2017 (Archives)

    Thanks SC it's team and other members for everything.
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    I don't trust the guy.
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    Just when you thought he couldn't sink any lower.
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    Supplicate to Allah in your spare time and ask him to keep you on the righteous path. Supplicate frequently throughout your day. Supplication is a shield for the believers.
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    Thoughts 2016-2017 (Archives)

    People sometimes forget their anxieties loneliness and problems in general amongst the noise and people that you mention. The night tends to be a reminder of all that to some.
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    @von Lohengramm This was a while back , but you had recommended the YouTube documentary series on the great Allamah Tabatabai's life. I only just (almost) managed to finish it - got about two more parts left. It's beyond amazing, thank you for sharing and recommending it!
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    Question about hell

    @Haydar Husayn And the soldiers of Iblees, all together. They will say while they dispute therein, "By Allah , we were indeed in manifest error When we equated you with the Lord of the worlds. And no one misguided us except the criminals. And not a devoted friend. Then if we only had a return [to the world] and could be of the believers... " [26:95-102]
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    I think you'd be wasting your time with a boycott, because this will become normal. Dove may be the first to do this, but others will follow. But yeah, I think I'll pick another soap for now.
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    It's permitted, but only texts you'd be willing to show your parents. In fact, your parents have a right to read them, though they might not choose to.
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    Allah Humma Salle Ala Muhammadin Wa Aal-e-Muhammad, Wa Aj'jil Farajahum اللهم صل على محمد وآل محمد وعجل فرجهم Peace and blessings be upon Muhammad SA and his pure progeny AS and may Allah SWT hasten his AS reappearance.
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    My point was that it was the 'Not Yet' that was SPOKEN in English. Kameraden is said in the German!
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    Abdul Batin Bey

    12 Princes Of Ishmael

    I wouldn't say that the Bible and the Qur'an contradict one another but they are saying the same thing from different view points. It wouldn't make sense for the Qur'an to retell the entire story of Abraham (A.S.) because people in Muhammad's (A.S.) time already new the story. Instead the Qur'an tells aspects that may not be known to stress a certain point. Ishmael (A.S.) could have been sent away after he build the Ka'ba with his father. Just because he was sent away doesn't mean people lost touch, the Bible also says that at some point Isaac (A.S.) lived with Ishmael (A.S.) for a period of time. The Bible (Tanakh more specific) and the Qur'an has many layers to it, some plain, some not. I think that the Twelve Princes of Ishmael is telling of the Twelve Tribes of Ishmaelites, the twelve names giving were the heads of each tribe. This doesn't mean a connection can't be made between the 12 Imams but you'd have to study what we know of the Ishmalite Tribal leaders and see if they match with the Imams.
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    Shian e Ali

    am i hard hearted?

    Don't be harsh on yourself. Some things take time, some aren't meant to be. When you ask for something from Allah, you're supposed to believe He'll answer. A Dua you're doubtful of can never be strong enough. Do you really believe others aren't sinful? Allah knows best and He makes the best decisions for His people. Your part is only to ask and believe. If something didn't happen, maybe something better is waiting for you in a distant future. Also, reciting Dua may help, but you need to change something in your life to make it work. Depending on what you asked for, if you try to achieve it, you'll end up getting closer to it and Allah will guide you. Let's say I make Dua to have a righteous heart. It won't just happen out of the blue. I'll make sure I pray Nafilah prayers along with the obligatory ones. I'll try to help people whenever I can. I'll volunteer in community services. I'll attend religious lectures. I'll recite the Qur'an. Perhaps, join a community of people with the same goal. Once you make a Dua, you're asking for a "+1" in something. But you need something to add that "1" to. But if that Dua doesn't come true, hope that it will in the future. If it still doesn't and you've run out of patience, it's probably because it wasn't meant for you. As Allah says in the Qur'an: "But perhaps you hate a thing and it is good for you; and perhaps you love a thing and it is bad for you. And Allah Knows, while you know not." So, hope for the best! Salam!
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    As you all know, i am using the Madina Series arabic, combined with Anki flashcards from the free Anki software online [see my signature] in my quest to learn Arabic. I'm currently half way through book 2 [which i am going through again], and feel i can start to pick up phrases and words in cartoons and think they are actually an enormously beneficial supplement to learning the language. I say this because cartoons enable a language we may not entirely feel natural in using in a conversational manner [despite being muslim] and bridges the gap between making words that we memorise and learn into ones our mind can associate with responses, feelings, emotions, descriptions - the way we have learned our mother tounge. I really hope these cartoons are in FUSAH. I strongly suspect they are but can't be totally sure. From this channel: JZK for the response, and if proven the above is FUSAH, it would be an invaluable resource for learning arabic as there are roughly 100 of these cartoons!
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    1. Yazid was given countless chances. It was not only raising but personal beliefs as well. Did he not saw what his father Muwaviya was doing. He spent whole of his 26 years before his father and saw the battles of Imam Ali a.s and Muwaviya, did she think that these were not enough experiences. While Yazid's son named also "Muwaviya" kicked the throne and was raised in same house and same circumstances but said that Yazid did atrocities and was unjust to Prophet and his family. On the day of Judgement when Yazid would say that Ya Allah! I did not know anything and I was deceived by people then Allah AWJ will put before his own son and will ask that why did not people fool you like your father. His son will say that Ya Allah! truth is always clear and people were always deceivers and you had already told us in Quran that "Only few are faithful". So, I did not believe Banu Umayyad and believed in the truthfulness of the few that were "Ahlebait and family of Prophet". Besides, after the murder of Imam Hussain a.s, Yazid did not repent and sent expeditions that killed more than 40,000 people who saw Prophet and some say that 100,000 people of Medina and tied horses and donkeys in the Masjid-e-Nabvi. Lastly, he sent army to destroy "Khana Kaba". This show that he was never embarrassed and nor repented. So, your sister should keep these things in mind. Only thing that makes us old is experience and Yazid was old by brain because he saw many battles and knew right and wrong but persisted in wrongdoing until he died miserably. 2. Why is that selfish, Allah AWJ offers himself for gifts and it is actually looking down upon to deny the gifts and it seems that you do not respect that person who give you gifts. Although heaven is not the criteria for which a Zahid adopts Zuhd but it is "Happiness" of Allah AWJ and admitting His greatness like Imam Ali a.s says: "I neither worship for the want of heaven nor due to fear of Hell but because I believe that Allah AWJ is worthy to be worshiped". If someone wants peace, it does not mean that he is selfish but it means that he is peaceful, heaven is place for those who want peace and hell is place for those who want destruction. 3. lolz, Allah AWJ says that He is not unjust and He is one who created your sister, so He AWJ more wise and merciful than your sister. Hell is a place for those who deserve it and who never repent and consider their sins to be light such as killing people, taking away properties of widows and letting her children die without food and water, deceiving people so that they may sin and die in that state which Satan has done. If she think that Allah AWJ is less merciful than her then she is still unaware of His greatness. Allah AWJ says in Quran: "They will abide in Hell until otherwise Allah AWJ decides". It is like a Jail, where even Muslims wrong doers have to pay price but it is also a jail like "Death sentence" where from people who were permanent in their crimes will live forever and one such example is Shaitan. So, like you see jail and do not feel sympathy for criminals, you should also not feel sympathy for wrong doers in hell for it is weakness.
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    My sister is an athiest...

    Who told her that the rest will be punished for their upbringing? They will be punished for not using their brains to filter out the evil from their upbringing. They will be punished for supporting the bad lessons they learnt in their upbringing and not trying to learn better. As I told you in my last post, try to look into facts of her life to see if you can find examples of God's kindness on her - personally. And try to work through the topic of God's mercy. Thank you brother. I am just an ordinary person. Thank you for your kind words.
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    What is your goal today?

    Goals for this weekend: 1) Lots of test-driving and calling dealerships all over the city, to see which one gives me the best discount, have called and bargained 12 different ones, 3 are in quite the lead. 2) Do my damn taxes! 3) Update my newly created LinkedIn, looking good so far but I can't settle for mediocre, I want to create THE profile!
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    Thoughts 2016-2017 (Archives)

    But that just means that there's more daylight hours during the summer, whrn you can actually use them. In my experience, this kind of search just results in the word "green" or "plant" popping up in the searchbox, along with a bunch of photos of random plants or scenery. Google Image search has only worked for me when I actually need to find a duplicate image or the source of the original image.
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    Thoughts 2016-2017 (Archives)

    I heard about an app where you take a photo with your camera and it identifies the plant. They said the name is 'garden' but I could not find the app.
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    Poor Jokes [OFFICIAL THREAD]

    Planning to get married? Look up engage in the dictionary. It says: To do battle with the enemy. Look up Mother-in-law in same dictionary. It says: See engage.
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    Found money on roadside, what to do

    its one year. and keeping announcing it at public places for that time. if still the owner doesn't show up then it should be given as sadqa . just checked the ayatullah sistani ruling.
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    Hadith Of The Day

    تفسير علي بن إبراهيم: " يا أيها الذين آمنوا إذا ضربتم في سبيل الله فتبينوا ولا تقولوا لمن ألقى إليكم السلم لست مؤمنا تبتغون عرض الحياة الدنيا " فإنها نزلت لما رجع رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله من غزوة خيبر، وبعث أسامة بن زيد في خيل إلى بعض قرى اليهود في ناحية فدك ليدعوهم إلى الاسلام، وكان رجل من اليهود يقال له: مرداس ابن نهيك الفدكي في بعض القرى، فلما أحس بخيل رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله جمع أهله وماله وصار في ناحية الجبل فأقبل يقول: أشهد أن لا إله إلا الله، وأن محمدا رسول الله، فمر به أسامة بن زيد فطعنه وقتله، فلما رجع إلى رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله أخبره بذلك فقال له رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: قتلت رجلا شهد أن لا إله إلا الله، وأني رسول الله؟ " فقال: يا رسول الله إنما قالها تعوذا من القتل، فقال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وآله: " فلا شققت الغطاء عن قلبه، لا ما قال بلسانه قبلت، ولا ما كان في نفسه علمت " فحلف أسامة بعد ذلك أنه لا يقاتل أحدا " شهد أن لا إله إلا الله، وأن محمدا رسول الله O you who have faith! When you issue forth in the way of Allah, try to ascertain: do not say to someone who offers you peace, ‘You are not a believer,’ seeking the transitory wares of the life of this world (4:94) It was revealed when the Prophet, peace be upon him and his family, returned from the Battle of Khaybar, and he sent Usama bin Zayd by horse to some of the Jewish villages around Fadak in order to invite them to Islam. There was a Jewish man called Muras bin Nahik al-Fadaki in one of the villages and when he heard the sound of the horse of the Messenger of Allah, peace be upon him and his family, he gathered his family and his wealth and went to the vicinity of the mountain, and met him saying "I testify that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah", so Usama passed by him, stabbed him and killed him. When he returned to the Messenger of Allah, peace be upon him and his family, he informed him of that, so the Messenger of Allah, peace be upon and his family said: You killed a man who testified that there is no god but Allah and that I am the messenger of Allah? So he replied: O Messenger of Allah, he only said that in order to save himself from being killed. The Messenger of Allah, peace be upon and his family then replied: (But) you did not uncover that which his heart concealed, nor did you accept that which his tongue uttered, nor did you know that what was in his soul. After that, Usama took an oath that he would not fight against anyone who testified that there is no god but Allah and that Muhammad is the messenger of Allah. Tafsir al-Qummi
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    Yes, probably. But suppose, for whatever reason, the one who is abused and the abuser want to change their relationship into a good one? Are there any proven methods to break an abuser's habit of abuse? I ask because I don't know of any, or even any anecdotes in which an abuser stops being abusive. Too often, the abuser doesn't even realize he or she is abusive because this seems normal to them, they don't know any better.
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    Ibn al-Hussain

    Texts studied in Hawza Ilmiyyah

    In Islamic studies jargon, there is a difference between the term Fiqh and Ahkam. Fiqh is any class or work where besides the ruling, there is some level of istidlal done as well (i.e. evidence for why this ruling is there). In terms of istidlali works on Fiqh, we have different types. Some have very little istidlal, some have a bit more, and some works have extensive istidlal. From those works that have very little istidlal, Sharh al-Lum'ah is of that genre and therefore is a lot more exhaustive in terms of the amount of rulings it brings. Ayt. Baqir Irwani's introductory al-Fiqh al-Istidlali workhas more detailed istidlal, but fewer rulings are covered in it (he has another work as well which is two volumes, with even fewer rulings, but a lot more extensive in its deduction). Extensive and exhaustive works are also too many, the most famous ones that cover all sections of Fiqh are works such as al-Jawahir, Riyadh al-Masa'il etc. Other extensive istidlali works could also be written by scholars on more specific topics rather than complete books covering all sections of Fiqh, such as works focusing just on Taharah, Salat, Sawm, Bulugh, or some very particular matter such as Wilayah of father over daughter, or sighting the moon, Taqiyyah etc. Shara'i al-Islam is not a "Fiqh" work per say, since there is no istidlal in it. It would be classified as an Ahkam work, where only rulings are mentioned (i.e. it doesn't answer the question "why?"). For Ahkam classes, books that are generally covered are - as you mentioned - Shara'i al-Islam, but other works like Tabsirah al-Muta'allimin, Minhaj al-Saliheen, Tahreer of Imam Khomeini, or other Ahkam works that have been compiled specifically for teaching purposes. By this understanding and definition, works like Tawdhee al-Masa'il are "Ahkam" works, not "Fiqh" works. Wasalam
  36. 1 point
    @MohammadAli1993 read this below by Dr Sheikh Mansour Leghaei. 1. Women have traditionally married at younger ages than men, although the average age of marriage has increased for both sexes with time. 2. If Prophet’s marriage to a 9 year old girl is pedophilia then the history of western countries has recorded a lot of pedophilic relations. Margaret Beaufort (mother of Henry VII of England) was married to John de la Pole at the age of 7 in 1450. Likewise, Anne de Mowbray, 8th Countess of Norfolk, was married to Richard of Shrewsbury, the first Duke of York at the age of 6 in 1477. Also, Margarethe of Austria; the daughter of Emperor Maximilian I, was not even 3 years old when she became the fiancée of the French Crown prince Charles! And the list goes on. 3. Historically girls were married at a much younger age than nowadays. Such marriages were more proxy marriages and the girl would be betrothed with the consent of her father. 4. As for the age of Aisha – the wife of the holy Prophet Muhammad (s) – at the time of her marriage, unlike the common mistake, she was most likely around 17 years of age for the following reasons: a. Historians asserted that her older sister ‘Asma’ was 10 years older than her (Ibn Katheer, vol.8 p.345). Asma was born 25 years before the migration of the holy Prophet (s). That means her younger sister in the year of the Prophet’s migration was 15 years old. b. Bukhari (vol. 3, pl. 3606) quoted from Aisha that she was engaged to the holy Prophet (s) 3 years after the demise of his first wife ‘Khadija’, which is the first year of his migration, when Aisha was 15 years old. The holy Prophet (s) married Aisha two years later when Aisha would be 17 years of age.
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    President al-Assad New Interview

    Refute his logical points. As for Russia Russia challenges US to prove chemical attack in Syria http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/politics/rex-tillerson-sergey-lavrov-press-conference-meeting-moscow-russia-us-syria-chemical-attack-assad-a7681426.html
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    What is National Socialist Party of Iran

    The owner of that blog obviously is saying hateful things. Definitely not an Islamic blog. Clicking to read his nonsense will only increase his views and make him happy, which will encourage him to continue his hate. I would not read that blog.
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    Salat Al Walidayn is a 2 rakat mustahab prayer for both parents. Pray it like the Fajr salat. Make niyyat of salat for hadiya of walidayn. In the first Rak’at, after the recitation of al Fatihah, recite this 10 times: رَبَّنَا اغْفِرْ لِي وَلِوَالِدَيَّ وَلِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ يَوْمَ يَقُومُ الْحِسَابُ In the second Rak’at, after the recitation of al Fatihah, recite this 10 times: رَبِّ اغْفِرْ لِي وَلِوَالِدَيَّ وَلِمَن دَخَلَ بَيْتِيَ مُؤْمِنًا وَلِلْمُؤْمِنِينَ وَالْمُؤْمِنَاتِ وَلَا تَزِدِ الظَّالِمِينَ إِلَّا تَبَارًا After the salam, recite this 10 times: رَّبِّ ارْحَمْهُمَا كَمَا رَبَّيَانِي صَغِيرًا
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    Were you bored? Did you know its almost wajib to watch some of these movies (according to imdb). Clicking the links will take you to a site which will stream them for free without any ads. Disclaimer: I will not be held responsible for any haram you might see in the movies. I have tried a bit to keep bad ones out of this list. https://solarmoviez.to/movie/heat-5181.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/das-boot-6979.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/there-will-be-blood-11088.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/moon-8948.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/district-9-5419.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/children-of-men-8885.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/the-right-stuff-11437.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/taken-1686.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/the-last-samurai-11068.html (this movie is partly why i dont like japanese) https://solarmoviez.to/movie/where-eagles-dare-6675.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/black-hawk-down-4282.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/enemy-at-the-gates-5467.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/the-intern-5615.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/28-days-later-4812.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/equilibrium-2002-11410.html https://solarmoviez.to/movie/the-hobbit-an-unexpected-journey-1963.html Something for everyone there. If you have watched ALL of these then... well then you are out of luck.
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    I watched Kimi no Na wa (Your name). It was the worst kind of dumb movie: a dumb movie that was so unique that it's hard to even make fun of. The story is about a high school-aged girl living in a village and a high school-aged boy living in Tokyo who inexplicably switch bodies a few times a week. At first they each think they are dreaming but then realize what's happening and try to set ground rules to prevent ruining each other's lives. I don't like the premise, and how the story unfolds makes utterly no sense. Dat artwork, though.... The artwork is the only redeemable part of the movie. If the story element is removed completely and it just becomes a series of images, it would be a much better movie. @von Lohengramm @magma @Martyrdom @rinneganMahdi need your thoughts
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    اللھم صل علی محمد وآل محمد وعجل الفرجھم واھلک اعدائھم من الجن والانس من الاولین والآخرین۔
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    guys natural selection is not what you are describing. its not saying one day there were single cell organisms which became fish which became monkeys and they became human you do not have to choose between believing in natural selection and being a Muslim you know. the theory is pretty cool and while far from perfect, is a "good enough" theory for the time being based on our current understanding of biology.
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    Poor Jokes [OFFICIAL THREAD]

    Another Milton Berle: Two co-workers in factory management are talking. The first co-worker says, " l'm going home early today. 2nd co-worker: How? 1st: Our boss is going to send to send me home. 2nd: How? 1st: You'll see. A little later their boss comes on the factory floor and asks 2nd, "Where's 1st?" The 2nd coworker points up and there is the 1st hanging upside down from the ceiling. The Boss asks 1st, "What are you doing?" 1st answers, "l am a light bulb." The Boss says, "1st, you have been working too hard. You go home for the day." 1st climbs down, and walks towards the Exit. The Boss asks 2nd as 2nd walks behind 1st, "Where are you going?" 2nd answers, "l can't work in the dark."
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    Poor Jokes [OFFICIAL THREAD]

    Animals are animals. Even if they are livestock. New joke: A guy fails takes a driving test. After he takes it, his friend asks him how it went. He says: "I failed, the guy who tested me was religious." His friend asks: "what does being religious have to do with it? How do you even know he was religious?" He replies: "Every time I made a turn he would say 'Ya Abalfazl!'"
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    Nice movie, thanks ! People of all faiths agree that Imam Husain belongs to all mankind, not Muslims alone. The noble Imam is a towering role model for one and all.
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    12 Princes Of Ishmael

    I agree, you can't be dogmatic about what is not there.
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    12 Princes Of Ishmael

    (salam) (bismillah) "O People of the Scripture, why do you argue about Abraham while the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after him? Then will you not reason?" - Qur'an 3:65 The Bible is not 100% accurate, that same verse you're quoting also says that Ishmael (as) lived to be 135 years old and doesn't mention him and Ibrahim (as) constructing the Ka'aba together as the Qur'an says: "And when Ibrahim and Ismail raised the foundations of the House: Our Lord! accept from us; surely Thou art the Hearing, the Knowing:" 2:127 The Qur'an doesn't mention some of the things the Bible mentions, and vis-a-vis. We know from Qur'an and Bible that the scholars of the Bible changed the scripture. It could be that the Jews of old wanted Isaac (as) to be the sacrifice instead of Ishmael (as), and they couldn't explain the prophecy of the 12 Imams so they wanted to make up these 12 children and do away with the prophecy and say that Ibrahim (as) sent Ishmael (as) to a far away land and left him. If this is the case, then how can the Bible claim to say how many children Ishmael (as) had when the Bible says that he was sent away from Ibrahim (as) ? lol contradiction and conjecture What do you think about this possibility?
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    I am always intrigued by the fact that there was one male survivor, which it turns out was all that was needed. In my study of history I have often seen this as how God chooses to work in his mysterious ways. It was the inspiration for my poem, “Allah’s Tears.” http://www.deviantart.com/deviation/397566...me+-in%3As[Edited Out]s
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