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Halal and Haram on Social Media

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Source: http://maestrouzy.com

By: Uzman Muhajir

Numerous Facebook notifications as usual. Click, click, click. Friends abuzz, annoying-funny-repetitive posts all over your news feed. Just another day on your profile. Messages are next in line for your attention. Click, comment, click, comment. Okay, done… oh, look a message in “other”, who is it you wonder? And with that your nafs begins to find entertainment from this prospect, stroking your ego, amusing you even if you feel somewhat violated from the message of “Salam” or “Alaykumsalam” or “Hey (and your name), how are you?”. This is what social media is, an endless space. With an endless amount of people, and a major platform for communication.But what kind of communication?

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Qur’an: Indeed, the Extravagant are brothers of the devils (IMAGE)

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Indeed, the Extravagant are brothers 
of the devils, and ever has Satan been to his Lord ungrateful.” – Al Qur’an, 17:27

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Dictionary “Extravagant“: extreme, unusual, or unreasonable
Example: ‘Spending much more than is necessary or wise: an extravagant shopper.’

Grid waves on the French coastline (IMAGE)

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info-pictogram1 Another of those great images of sea phenomena that I like, cross (or grid) waves, which occur when two sets of waves travelling from different directions cross at an angle of 45° or moreThis creates very steep short-crested waves that can be dangerous for shipping. From the European Space Agency.