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Tuesday September 10, 2013 MYT 8:19:00 AM
Tuesday September 10, 2013 MYT 8:20:42 AM
by enizahura abdul aziz
Successful businesses require leaders grounded at least as much in the spiritual as in the physical, and so do our families, communities and nation.
The haj ought to remind Muslims to regard as secondary the variations in gender, birthplace, skin colour, nationality, political rank, social status and local culture, and to shun narrow communalism.
The presence of immutable principles in the Islamic system does not make syariah incompatible with the current application of the principles of constitutionalism.
Man has a temporary right to enjoy the profits of wealth that ultimately belongs to God without damaging the property.
Whatever differences that exist in society, be it race, religion, culture or even political preference and ideology, Malaysians must come together as one to face challenges.
Love for one’s country is undoubtedly a good trait that imbues people with a sense of loyalty and a desire to coexist peacefully with others, regardless of religion and cultural background.
The spirit of Merdeka should also be assessed through a truly free understanding which is devoid of any elements of narrow-mindedness, parochialism and intolerance.
We tend to take for granted the importance of our country’s freedom, especially our younger generation who may neither fully understand nor appreciate it.
In addition to criminal law, we need to start providing legislation to help and rehouse the homeless.
Islam gives equal attention to both the material aspect as well as the spiritual aspect of human well-being.
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