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Dramatic Manmade system

It has been claimed that life is a stage. If this is true, then the star of life’s drama is a woman. Nowadays, the words “liberated” and “liberation” have completely lost their true meanings. Instead of describing one’s ones freedom from tyranny, oppression, or manmade systems, they have come to man being free from prohibitions – being free to do and to live however  one wans. Confusions about the true meaning of these important words is heard more and more from women because they are terms with which women identify. A result of this confusion is that western women are unable to see the reality of their own oppression. People are taking other words flagrantly and incorrectly too. Words are taken out of context to alter their meanings – words such as “oppression” and “human rights”. What is evident is that these terms have been have been redefined under the context of liberalized, modern society. The word “oppression” is defined as “that which oppresses or burdens, a feeling of being heavy weighed down, either mentally or physically; depression, weariness.” “oppress” means “to subjugate or persecute by unjust or tyrannical use of force or authority.”

But nowadays many westerners use these words that infringes on their personal freedom, even if the infringement is a law or a regulation which might protect them. For them oppression is for the muslim woman who covers her body.

Firstly, the muslim woman dresses this way because it is a command from her Creator. Secondly, adherence to divine laws protects the believer both in this life and the life to come. By covering her body, the muslim woman is viewed with dignity and respect and is not seen as an object to be preyed upon. Indeed the muslim woman regards western women with pity. Sky rocketing, rape statistics, sexual harassment law suits, a burgeoning female pornography, AIDS… the woman suffering oppression is not the muslim but her western counterpart. People have grown to believe that if they are granted more freedom, they will be happier. Consequently, they no longer feel personal responsibility to society or even to another, much less themselves. This is only the beginning of the drama.

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About Imran Ali

IMRAN ALI, is an up-coming writer and columnist. His studies were interrupted when he, as a child of 14, simply told his father M. Sulemen, a businessman, that he just can't get what his school teacher teaches paying little attention to the weak students of the class. So, on a promise that he'll 'study at home' he never again saw the face of the school, though he carried his studies well to fullfill the promise of his; his experience as a volunteer(a dedicated social worker) provided him with material for his articles and writings. He first gained attention with ''Aurangzed as he was'' and ''New world Order 'Vs' Just world Order'' (September 2011, The Companion, English monthly, and several other magazines), probably his finest articles. Next 10 year he coming with his debut novel, and is fully dedicated on it's research. Taken together, his articles present a broad, naturalistic picture of Indian life. His subjects include History, the Indian peasantry, the bureaucracy, life of a downtrodden Indians and have nots, the emotional problems of the different classes, and, ominously, hallucination, Very new in Style and to Approach, Combining psychoanalysis with human behaviour. His writings well captures the collective psyche of the world as a whole. He's been a district level boxer. Known as a peoples magnet in his vast friends circle, and a booklover who humorously with pride discloses, '' I've read over hundreds of books relating to arts, literature, science, metaphysics, naturopathy and psychlogy. So, the conclusion here is easy to derive, that i, who was raised from childhood in a modern muslim belief have been mostly preferring reading all kinds of books rather than writing!'' His reading since childhood, has been mostly centered around knowing the truths[truth here means of all kinds humans ever categorized, mysteries and human psyche has given me a better understanding of the human soul, mind and spirit in collaboration with my Islamic teachings.] Since he started his reading at the age of 15 reading Stories of literary giants, like Leo tolstoy, George Orwell, and Guy de muppasant and many Indian masters like Sir Mohammed Iqbal(The Poet Of the East), Margret Marcus, Leopold weiss, and Manto. And their collective influence made me search for my own moorings, adapting my father's style of srorytelling. In the beginning, there was nothing magnificent in acquiring all this, from books, as it was nothing more beside his own interest, and his interest to help morally deprived and confused men he used to meet in parties and gatherings. And amazingly, only a few years back, an up an coming, extraordinarily talented writer and one of his closest friends of his, who always loved his ideas gave rise to a writer hiding somewhere inside him. When while sipping the tea he insisted him to collect his ideas in a diary which keep on counselling youngmen of varieties every third day resulting in a great interruption in our appointed informational communication. Suddenly, at the very instinct, the idea occured in his mind of writing down these ideas effectively, concisely and pertaining to the questions of todays' youth who are short of time resolving them. And with him as his inspiration, he picked up the pen, and started unfolding, writing in the name of the architect of this whole universe. Which is none other than ''Allah.''

14 comments on “Dramatic Manmade system

  1. i completly agree with the author

    • Adam and Eve: Gender Equality

      The concept of gender equality is best exemplified in the Quranic rendition of Adam and Eve. The Quran states that both sexes were deliberate and independent and there is no mention of Eve being created out of Adam’s rib or anything else. Even in the issue of which sex was created first is not specified, implying that for our purpose in this world, it may not matter.

      “O mankind! Be conscious of your Sustainer, who has created you out of one living entity (nafs), and out of it created its mate, and out of hte two spread abroad a multitude of men and women. And remain conscious of God, in whose name you demand your rights from one another, and of these ties of kinship. Verily, God is ever watchful over you! (4:1)”

      Quranic translators disagree on the meaning of “nafs” in the above verse which Muhammad Asad translates as “living entity.” Many claim that “nafs” translates as “person,” that is, Adam. But according to Asad and other scholars, God created humankind and its sexual counterpart out of its own kind. The Arabic word referring to mate (zawj) in the above Quranic verse is grammatically neutral and can be applied both ot male and female interchangeably. So it is not clear, nor should we conjecture, that Adam was created first, Eve was created out of Adam, or that Eve/woman is innately subservient to Adam/man. The fact that this Quranic verse does not specify one specific sex over the other is proof of gender non-bias and equality. It is commonly (and mistakenly) argued that Adam was created first, and that by this gesture God finds the male dominant and superior to the female; however, the wording of the Quran in the aforementioned verse does not support this claim.

      The Quran describes how Adam and Eve were told to avoid a specific tree, which they both approached. For this act of disobedience to God, they were consequently banished from the garden; however, later both repented and were forgiven by God. The Quran does not allude to Eve tempting Adam to eat from the tree and being responsible for their downfall. In the Quranic version, both were held accountable and both paid the price for their choices, proving that gender equality is an intrinsic part of Islamic belief. (See Quran 2:30-37)

      Accountability, Independence, and Freedom of Choice

      Women are independent individuals, as exemplified by the fact that all human beings will be accountable for their own intentions and deeds on the Day of Judgment when “no human being shall be of the least avail to another human being” (82:19) If men were ultimately responsibile for women (fathers for their daughters, husbands for their wives, etc.), then this accountability would be solely on men’s shoulders to bear until the Day of Judgment. But this is not the case: “And whatever wrong any human being commits rests upon himself alone; and no bearer of burdens shall be made to bear another’s burden…” (6:165)

      Consequently, we cannot be judged according to our own deeds unless we have the freedom of choice to do so. This free choice carries with it the responsibility to make the right choices or paying the consequence for wrong ones, best exemplified by Adam and Eve.

      • Beautiful example….
        While reading in Gospels or in Bible, it has been written that Allah has created Adam first then Eve from Adam’s rib. And the strange that the scientists who explain Al-Quran take by this Hadeeth which says the women had been created from a crooked rib, but alas they forget the other part of Hadeeth..
        In bible it has been written that Eve is the reason of coming down to the earth, but in Quran both of them are the reason not Eve…
        So If I were a Christian, I would look at women as an evil creature. She made all people live in Earth life not in Paradise.
        But I am Muslim, so both of them eat from that tree, so they both took a punishment. Also we don’t regret from the downfall, because we were created for earth not for paradise, we are successors on the earth….

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  2. Woman without Hijab is just like beautiful country but without army, just like treasure but thieves are surrounding it, in any time they can take it….
    For me as I wear Hijab, I agree with you with the first and the second reasons,
    Thirdly, it clarified my identity as a Muslim, it’s a symbol of faith, modesty and wish that strangers would be attracted by my personality not with the physical shape.
    Fourthly, it is also a gift from Allah for being older enough and mature enough.
    I won’t to write everything, because it has become a long comment………….

    • The knowledge of the Unity of God enables man to see himself in the right perspective in relation to his God, his fellow creatures and the world at large. His mind is free from fear of external influences from animate or inanimate objects, forces of nature and even manmade ism to dominate or exploit man. His fear is to Allah alone Whom he worships and to Whom he seeks help and guidance. He is free to uplift his own physical, moral and spiritual being.

    • ¨’Linaalqam’
      I loved your second comment, i couldnt agree with you more.
      After i converted to Islam, I learnt so many things, but it was only once i started wearing the hijab i felt a deeper sense of meaning…….Its hard to explain but it is the most gratifying thing i have ever done

      • well thank you for this…. i beg your pardon… read the reasons i’ve written above again particularly the third one…. it’s good for you – i tend to think- …. and welcome to islamic ummah 🙂

      • Thank you ‘linaalqam’
        That’s very kind 🙂
        Sorry if i didnt make much sense in some of the comment ……I wrote it quickly!

  3. well defined by author

  4. God’s law is unchanging

    Man’s laws can change from one day to the next

  5. ne type of conflict your characters could engage in is against God or the gods. In this conflict, the main character opposes a supernatural being that claims to be (or even is) the creator of everything.

  6. As salaamu alaykum
    Brilliant! I loved it! Got a lot of reading to catch up on this weekend in shaa Allah!

  7. Yeah so right. True liberation is when someone do something for the creator without fearing from the creatures. Unfortunatelly, now this word” liberation” has been changed to the point that people are no longer are free to choose their life which is natural or best for them.In this case they become oppressed not liberated.

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