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MuslimPro’s Islāmophobic-Agenda

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(https://www.vice.com/en/article/jgqm5x/us-military-location-data-xmode-locate-x)

Ironically, one of the most popular Muslimcentric-Apps has been exposed, for deliberately & systematically leaking User-Info. to: Marketers, Brockers, and most sinisterly, Intelligence/Military-Entities. All of this thus detailed, via an article published via Vice. This Exposé clearly indicates just how low Islāmophobes really go.(https://www.latimes.com/business/technology/story/2020-11-23/muslim-pro-data-location-sales-military-contractors)

There’s absolutely 0-Way that this was incidental/accidental…this was Islāmophobically-Methodical. Also, just as equally ironic: the MuslimPro App-Creator is a Non-Muslim Frenchman. The History-Of-Islāmophobia is Mutawātir/Common-Knowledge.(https://garethbryant.wordpress.com/2020/11/03/francethechinaofeurope)

So, via Hindsight, it actually makes Perfect-Sense as per how/why a Non-Muslim from France would be at the Helm of this Religio-App which has literally deceived & setup every single User of this app, including myself. I, personally, without any Hesitation-Once learning of this, I immediately uninstalled that MuslimPro-App. I command, encourage, implore, beg, etc. any/all MuslimPro-App Users to also do the same. It’s crystal-clear what this actually means. Apps such as this, leaking Personal-Information as it does, by design, is an Act-Of-Espionage, Digital-Clarations of War against al-Islām&Muslims. Things like this: the Intersectional-Relationship between Telecommunication & Governance is directly predicated upon the Provisions within the US-Patriot Act. What Allah has chosen to reveal is yet Another-Plot, attempting to extinguish the Light-Of-Allah: Guidance via al-Islām.

Gareth Bryant

1442, A.H./2020, C.E.

as-Suwād fī Amrīkā/Blackness in America

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During the 2020 US-Presidential Election-Cycle, the most Controversial-Election in US-History to date: I was requested to be interviewed, concerning the Effects of this Presidential-Election on Muslims as well as Afro-Americans within the United States. In addition to that, I was interviewed also about the Human-Condition of the Afro-American both historically & contemporaneously.

Interview on the AlArabyTV-Website
Interview on the AlArabyTV YouTube-Channel

(As per the Conditions) there’s many Things which absolutely must always be at the Forefronts of a Discussion such as this to address…the Following-Topics: Colonization, Slavery, White-Supremacy, White-Privilege, the 13th-Amendment: the US-Prison Industrial-Complex, Black-Codes: the Prelude to Jim-Crow & Segregation, War-On-Drugs, Welfare, Crime&Poverty/Poverty&Crime, Hypersexuality, Self-Hate, etc. And these are just Universial-Issues which affect Afro-Americans holistically.

Then, there’s the Conditions of Muslim Afro-Americans which’re Toxic-Remnants of the Negative Historical-Issues facing Muslim Afro-Peoples holistically & globally, both historically & contemporaneously:

a. The Muslim-Caste System which Muslims have established as an Unwritten-Rule for the Past-Millennium

(https://garethbryant.wordpress.com/2020/03/16/muslimcastesystem)

b. The Bilāl-Mythos

(https://garethbryant.wordpress.com/2018/02/04/bilalmoviereinforcesslavenarrative)

c. al-`Asabiyyah (Xenophobia via White-Supremacy/Anti-Black ness) via Muslim Religio-Scholarship

(https://garethbryant.wordpress.com/2020/09/08/antiblacknessandtextualdistortion)

d. Religio-Rejection of “Black-Lives Matter”

(https://garethbryant.wordpress.com/2020/06/10/islamophobiaviaxenophobia)

e. Anti-Blackness amongst Muslim Afro-Peoples

(https://garethbryant.wordpress.com/2019/11/14/muslim-hatemonger)

The Trump-Administration forced People to recognize/acceot the Reality that the “Colorless-America” which was pontificated/claimed&promoted via the Obama-Years was a Complete-Fiction…al-`Asabiyyah/Xenophobia never vanished from the US-Landscape when Barack Obama was a POTUS, it simply became more covert. However, when Donald Trump became a POTUS it became very overt, and it resulted in the US revisting Tumultuous-Times not seen since the 1960’s, C.E. Moving forward though: it honestly doesn’t matter whom wins Presidential-Elections…I tell People all the Time, “The Dems & the GOP are 2-Wings of the Same-Bird: the Vulture…the United States is a Vulture.” & “Freedom via Democracy is an Illusion.”. Dem-Presidents & GOP-Presidents have come&gone, yet Afro-Americans are still largely an Oppressed-People…manipulated & sold Political Pipe-Dreams by both Political-Parties…urged, pressured in Many-Ways even, to submit their Support/Votes without any such Human-Guarantees in Return…etc. Plato’s “The Republic”, alone, affirms/confirms precisely what I’ve mentioned…keep in Mind that Plato was the Number-1 Student of the Inceptor/Inventor of Democracy: Socrates.

Gareth Bryant

1442, A.H./2020, C.E.

al-`asabiyyah/Xenophobia: Anti-Blackness via at-Tahrīf (Textual-Distortion, Mistranslation, etc.)

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There’s a very popular Bullshit-Translstion of a Hadīth/Narration in which it’s so claimed that Muhammad (Peace be upon him) said, “Whomever wants to look at ash-Shaytān/Satan then let them look at a ‘Black-Man’.”.

There’s Several-Things wrong with this:

a. ash-Shaytān is never given Human-Sifāt (Characteristics/Qualities) via at-Tanzīl/Revelation, not even prior to the Revelation of The Qur’ān.

b. This clearly pontificates/promotes al-`Asabiyyah/Xenophobia, which none of the Anbiyā’/Prophetic-Individuals (Peace be upon them altogether) ever co-signed nor advocated.

c. Damn near all Arab-Peoples prior to & via the Lifetime of Muhammad (Peace be upon him) were Brownskinned/Darkskinned-Persons, literally including Muhammad himself.

d. There was an actual Person mentioned by Name via this Hadīth whom Muhammad was directly referring to & not “Black-People”…his Name was Nabtal ibn-ul-Hārith.

e. Nabtal ibn-Hārith was a Munāfiq/Hypocrite via the Lifetime of Muhammad, within al-Madīnah, whom was a Staunch-Enemy of al-Islām/Muslims.

f. This Hadīth is literally based upon at-Tafsīr/Commentary of The Qur’ān, via Sūrat-it-Tawbah/Chapter of Repentance.

(Noble-Qur’ān: Chpt.9, V.62; at-Tabarī; as-Suyūtī; as-Suddī; ibn-Ishāq)

Gareth Bryant

1442, A.H/2020, C.E.

Exposing Muslims whom pontificate/promote Islāmophobia via al-`Asabiyyah/Xenophobia

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You don’t have to be European to be a White-Supremacist. Just like you don’t have to be Non-Muslim to be an Islāmophobe. Persons like Assim Al-Hakeem: “Religio-Scholar” Native of the Arab-World via KSA/Saudi Arabia thus undoubtedly prove this: he happens to be both a Xenophobe & an Islāmophobe. Ironically, Persons like him are actually no different than Persons like Said Rageah.(https://garethbryant.wordpress.com/2019/11/14/muslim-hatemonger)

Much like how `Amr ibn-Hishām was nicknamed Abū-Hakm/Father-Of-Judgment/Wisdom, whom was renicknamed Abū-Jahl/Father-Of-Ignorance/Stupidity via Muhammad (Peace be upon him): it’s ironic that the Last-Name of the Person whom is in this Post is al-Hakīm/Wise-Person, when in fact it should be al-Jahīl/Apathetic-Asshole. Islāmophobia & White-Supremacy are both Manifestations of azh-Zhulm/Oppression. And whomever co-signs or is Silent concerning either is a Zhālim/Oppressor, by definition. Being Pro-`Asabiyyah/Xenophobia is Islāmophobia, by definition, because the 1st-Being/Created-Thing to be Pro-`Asabiyyah was ash-Shaytān/Satan. And ash-Shaytān is the Ultimate-Islāmophobe.(at-Tabarī, as-Suyūtī, ibn-Kathīr)

One may Dare ask how/why do I pontificate/claim such a Stance against Assim Al-Hakeem. I’ll answer that. Firstly though, I’ll thoroughly detail the “Black Lives Matter” Concept vs. the “All Lives Matter” Kalām/Rhetoric.

 

“Black-Lives Matter”, is as valid as “All-Lives Matter”, because #Allah (the Creator/Lord of the Universe) created All-Life/Lives. However, at the Same-Time: if “Black-Lives” don’t matter to those whom benefit from al-`Asabiyyah/Xenophobia via White-Supremacy/White-Privilege, then saying “All-Lives Matter” is Deflectory-Rhetoric. It summarily means that they know that “Black-Lives” don’t matter via White-Supremacy & don’t care that “Black-Lives” don’t matter.(https://garethbryant.wordpress.com/2018/02/04/bilalmoviereinforcesslavenarrative)

This, of course, is because they’re able to hide under the Filthy-Cover of White-Supremacy, via either: being European, passing for “White” (Russians/Central-Asians, Euro-Latinos, Middle-Eastern Peoples, Mixed-Ethnicity Peoples/”Bi-Racial”, etc.). Also, there’s Good-Ole Coonery via Persons whom’re classified as “Black”, via the Socio-Caste System which the Western-World operates by, based exclusively upon al-`Asabiyyah (via Classism, Ethnocentrism, Colorism, etc.). They attempt to convince People that White-Supremacy isn’t Reality. They also contribute to Self-Hate & Self-Destruction of their own People.

Furthermore, you don’t have to be Afro-American to be a Coon-If you’re Non Afro-American & you co-sign Anti-Blackness, via your Silence and/or your Biases, then by definition you’re a Coon. Oh, by the way: Muslims whom don’t/refuse to stand against White-Supremacy, then by definition, not only are they Muslim-Coons, but most importantly/worse yet, they’re Islāmophobes Assim Al-Hakeem & those like him are most definitely Muslim-Coons. Silence and/or Participation as per al-`Asabiyyah is Islāmophobia by definition. Muslims are Mafrūdh/Islāmically-Mandated to stand against any/all Manifestations of azh-Zhulm/Oppression: Spiritually, Psycho-Emotionally, Primally.(https://garethbryant.wordpress.com/2019/09/23/toxicleadership)

Of course, Persons like Assim Al-Hakeem have, on Numerous-Occasions, spoken against any Forms/Manifestations of al-Jihād (Struggle/Resistance) against Oppressive-Governance/Governments. And, this is because Persons like them are pressured, via their Oppressive-Governments, to command People to be Anti-Dissent. Ironically, Dissent was literally used via Muslims of the Middle-East/Arab-World via the Geo-Political Ancestors of this Region aiding Non-Muslim/Western Powers topple al-Khilāfah/Islāmic-Governance: the Ottoman-Empire during World-War I.(https://garethbryant.wordpress.com/2013/12/06/hujjahagainstsaudiarabia)

Standing against azh-Zhulm is something Allah takes so seriously, that He decided to make azh-Zhulm Mahrūm/Islāmically-Prohibited even upon Himself. And, if/whenever there’s Muslims being Silent/Complicit regarding any Manifestation of Oppression, then this is Islāmophobia, by definition…you don’t have to be Non-Muslim to be an Islāmophobe. In fact, ironically: Muhammad (Peace be upon him stated taught us that al-`Asabiyyah is something which his Ummah/Nation will never abandon.(Muslim, an-Nawawī)

Gareth Bryant

1441, A.H./2020, C.E

China’s Silk-Road of Blood

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This is exactly why the Chinese-Government is oppressing the Uyghur-People, whom’re mostly Muslims, in XinJiang/East Turmenistan. China wants to extend its Global-Reach enomically “By Hook or by Crook”. And, Northwestern-China is literally in the Middle of the Historical Silk-Road. Because of this being the most important Juncture-Point of the Silk-Road, China is willing to bring Destruction to anyone/anything within its Path of Financial-Dominance within the World. This is coupled with the Fact that China is competing to surpass the Western-World economically. All of the Atrocities mentioned about the Chinese “Reeducation-Camps”, the Forced-Relationships governmentally imposed between Non-Muslim/Han Chinese-Men & Muslim/Uyghur-Women are 💯%-True. However, there’s still Muslim-Governments whom still allign themselves with China. And, as Voltaire once stated, “When it come to Wealth everyone is of the Same-Religion.”. I tell People all the Time, “You don’t have to be a Non-Muslim to be an Islāmophobe.”. And, the Fact that Muslim-Governments support China, in spite of these Atrocities against Fellow-Muslims thus proves this undoubtedly.

Gareth Bryant

1441, A.H./2019, C.E.

A Hujjah/Indictment against Said Rageah: a Muslim-Hatemonger

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Author’s-Note:

Said Rageah is a Muslim-Somalian/Canadian-National, whom is a Pseudo Person-Of-Knowledge. This Article is in Response to Said Rageah’s Comments, concerning Afro-Americans being largely Products of “1-Nite Stands”.

The Video was available Via YouTube. But, IlmTV whom originally posted the Video: they edited the Original-Video and took-out the Xenophobic-Statements of Said Rageah, which actually tells you a lot about IlmTV.

This Pontification/Claim of Said Rageah, as per Afro-Americans being Products of “1-Nite Stands” is the Kalām/Rhetoric of al-Buhtān/al-Humazah (Slander): a Major-Sin.(al-Kabā’ir/The Major-Sins, adh-Dhahabī). Also, this Posture is Islāmically-Unjust. Within his Heart is Pure-Evil. His Disgusting-Claim possesses absolutely 0-Merit. His Kalām is the Product of Pro-`Asabiyyah/Xenophobia Slanderous-Rhetoric. His Xenophobic-Postures mimic the Jāhiliyyah of the Pagan-Arabs. And, what does Allah state, concerning the Arabs?!!! Allah states, “The Arabs are closest to Disbelief&Hypocrisy.”.(Noble-Qur’ān: Chpt.9, V.97) Muhammad (Peace be upon him) stated, “Whomever imitates any People is of them.”.(Abū-Dāwud) He also stated, “Whomever calls to, fights for, dies upon the Path of al-`Asabiyyah/Xenophobia isn’t of/from us.”.(Abū-Dāwud, as-Suyūtī)

I’m Personally-Disgusted via these Statements of Said Rageah, for 3-Reasons:

a. I’m Muslim-1st & this Xenophobic-Posture, not based upon any Credible-Evidence, is Diametrically-Opposed to Islāmic-Teachings.

b. I, myself, am Afro-American.

c. I know who the Fuck my Father is & I’ve never been the Product of a “1-Nite Stand”. And, I know whom the Rest of my Fathers are, as Allah states, “Address them via their Fathers.”.(Noble-Qur’ān: Chpt.33, V.5)

These Untrue/Unjust-Claims of Said Rageah are a Direct-Reflection of Imitation of the Kuffār (Disbelievers/Non-Muslims) via al-`Asabiyyah. Now, let’s look at what al-`Asabiyyah is/means: it means to discriminate for/against soneone based upon Things which they’ve little to no Control over (Ethnicity, Skin-Complexion, Birthplace, National-Identity, Birth-Gender, Birth-Disability/Circumstantial Disability, Disease, etc.).(Lisān-ul-`Arab: Lexicon of the Arabic-Language, ibn-Manzhūr) Also, as per 1-Nite Stand Culture: the Muslim-World is notorious for Zinā/THOTery-Culture. In fact, Muslim-Countries/ the Arab-World is the Only-Place that I’ve ever been to in my Life where I was personally approached by Male&Female-Prostitutes. Allah states clearly, “And don’t let your hatred, against any People, prevent you from behaiving justly.(Noble-Qur’ān: Chpt.5, V.8)

Said Rageah, Persons like him, etc.: they hate Persons other than themselves so much, that they’re willing to attempt to use al-Islām to justify their `Asabiyyah. However, there’s aboslutely 0 Islāmic-Justification to be Xenophobic. This Xenophobic-Rhetoric of Said Rageah is exactly how/why Muhammad stated, “Whomever boast of their Heritage, as per how it was done via al-Jāhiliyyah, then let them bite-off the Penis of their Father & don’t sugar-coat it.”.(an-Nasā’ī, Ahmad)

So, in Conclusion, to Said Rageah, as per your Xenophobic-Statements against Afro-Americans: go suck a Dick.

Gareth Bryant
1441, A.H./2019, C.E.

The Anatomy of Abuse/Oppression

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Author’s-Note:

This Article is deemed to expose the Reality of the Non-Islāmic Nature of Abuse, via any & all Manifestations/Forms. The Focus of this Article, however, is actually Domestic-Abuse & how/why Muslims particularly, whom still either pretend that it doesn’t exists amongst us, or whom still attempt to justify it.

1. What is Abuse?

Abuse-

A Corrupt-Practice/Custom; Improper/Excessive-Treatment; Language that condemns or vilifies (usually/almost always unjustly), intemperately and angrily; Physical-Maltreatment; a Deceitful-Act.(Merriam-Webster)

Abuse is akin to the Word azh-Zhulm/Oppression.

2. What is Oppression?

Oppression-

Unjust/Cruel-Exercise of Authority/Power; a Sense of being weighed-down in: Spirit, Mind/Heart, Body, etc.(Merriam-Webster)

azh-Zhulm-

Darkness, Ignorance, Arrogance: violating the Boundaries/Rights which Allah has set forth to be respected/observed.(Noble-Qur’ān: Chpt.18, V.1-6/V.32-42; an-Nawawī; Lisān-ul-`Arab: Lexicon of the Arabic-Language)

3. Who’s an Abuser/Abused?

An Abuser can be anyone, with the Capability/Potential to commit Abuse. An Abused-Person can be anyone, who doesn’t possess the Capacity/Potential, Willingness, etc. to resist Abuse.

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4. How/why does Abuse begin?

There’s no Direct/Explicit-Answer: what’s True/Honest is that Abuse, almost always, never has 1-Cause only but Several/Many-Causes.

5. What are the Types of Abuse?

Holistically, any/all Manifestations of Abuse fall under the Following-Categories*:

a. Spiritual-Abuse

b. Psycho-Emotional Abuse

c. Primal-Abuse

(*The Violation of Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs…See: Maslow’s Hierarchy Of Needs)

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  1. Revelatory-Texts which’re misunderstood/misinterpreted, manipulated, etc. to attempt to justify Abuse (Noble-Qur’ān: Chpt.4, V.34):

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  1. Revelatory-Texts which affirm/confirm the Islāmic-Prohibition of Abuse:

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Now, in spite of the Fact that these Texts clearly indicate the Prohibitory-Nature of Abuse, it still occurs amongst us. The Question is how/why. 

There’s Several-Reasons as per how/why this is the Case:

a. Denial of the Reality that one is an Abuser.

b. Refusal to recognize/accept that Abuse affects the Abuse just as much as the Abused.

c. Deflection of the Pain endured by the Abuse via Abuse.

c. Blame of Abuse upon the Abused, instead of upon the Abuser.

Moment of Abuse-Truth:

1. When’s the Last-Time you were confronted with someone whom you know facing Domestic-Abuse?

2. When’s the Last-Time, if ever, that Domestic-Abuse affected you personally?

3. When’s the Last-Time that you actually helped any Person dealing with Domestic-Abuse?

4. When’s the Last-Time that you gave someone a Pass for committing Domestic-Abuse, because you’re Friends with that Person or were too afraid to confront them about it?

5. When’s the Last-Time which you’ve actually, honestly, even care about the Issue of Domestic-Abuse?

Gareth Bryant

1441, A.H./2019, C.E.

The Islāmic-Justification to rebel against Toxic-Leadership

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Author’s-Note:

Historically (even prior to the Revelation of The Qur’ān), and especially contemporaneously (via the Collapse of the Ottoman-Empire), there’s frequently been this Kalām/Rhetoric amongst Elitists to retain/preserve their Powers of Populaces. With this being said, Muslim-Elites are clearly no different from our Non-Muslim Counterparts. However, unlike Non-Muslins: Muslims Past&Present, Pre-Qur’ān & Post-Qur’ān, etc. have continuously attempted to misuse at-Tanzīl/Revelation, Muslim Religio-Scholars, Islāmic-Concepts (like Waliyy-ul-Amr/Loyalty of Authority pertaining to Muslim-Leaders/Rulers) & so on to attempt to justify their Oppression against Others. And, it’s done in such Ways exclusively to preserve their Self-Serving Authoritarian-Control. Fortunately, for us though, in spite of their Oppressive-Tactics to attempt to convince Populaces that regardless of their Oporession that they’re entitled to receiving Respect, Loyalty, Obedience, etc. there exists Revelation to debunk any, every, all Things which Oppressive-Leaders/Rulers stand for. The following applies to any/all Manifestations, Forms, Degrees of al-Imārah (Leadership/Rulership) by the way.

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یَـٰۤأَیُّهَا ٱلَّذِینَ ءَامَنُوۤا۟ أَطِیعُوا۟ ٱللَّهَ وَأَطِیعُوا۟ ٱلرَّسُولَ وَأُو۟لِی  ٱلۡأَمۡرِ مِنكُمۡۖ فَإِن تَنَـٰزَعۡتُمۡ فِی شَیۡءࣲ فَرُدُّوهُ إِلَى ٱللَّهِ وَٱلرَّسُولِ إِن كُنتُمۡ تُؤۡمِنُونَ بِٱللَّهِ وَٱلۡیَوۡمِ ٱلۡـَٔاخِرِۚ ذَ ٰ⁠لِكَ خَیۡرࣱ وَأَحۡسَنُ تَأۡوِیلًا

“Those whom believe pay attention: obey Allah & the Messenger, as well as the Possessors of Authority amongst you. If you differ, concerning anything, then refer to Allah & the Messenger, providing you believe in Allah & the Last-Day. That’s best & a most excellent Conclusion.”(Noble-Qur’ān: Chpt.4, V.59)

وَٱقۡتُلُوهُمۡ حَیۡثُ ثَقِفۡتُمُوهُمۡ وَأَخۡرِجُوهُم مِّنۡ حَیۡثُ أَخۡرَجُوكُمۡۚ وَٱلۡفِتۡنَةُ أَشَدُّ مِنَ ٱلۡقَتۡلِۚ وَلَا تُقَـٰتِلُوهُمۡ عِندَ ٱلۡمَسۡجِدِ ٱلۡحَرَامِ حَتَّىٰ یُقَـٰتِلُوكُمۡ فِیهِۖ فَإِن قَـٰتَلُوكُمۡ فَٱقۡتُلُوهُمۡۗ كَذَ ٰ⁠لِكَ جَزَاۤءُ ٱلۡكَـٰفِرِینَ

“And combat them wherever you find them & expel them wherever they expelled you. And, Drama/Oppression is worse than Killing/Slaughter. But, don’t combat them within the Sacred-Mosque, unless you’re combated within it. So, combat them, if they combat you. Such is the Retribution of the Disbelievers.”(Noble-Qur’ān: Chpt.2, V.191)

`Abdullah ibn-`Uthmān ibn-`Āmir/Abū-Bakr as-Siddīq (May Allah be pleased with him), after the Death of Muhammad (Peace be upon him), assumed al-Imārah over the Muslims. Upon that, he publicly stated, “I have been granted Authority over you, in spite of not being the Best from amongst you. If I do well, then help me. But, if I error, then correct me. Empathy for Truth is Loyalty, whereas Apathy for Truth is Treachery. The Weak amongst you shall be Strong to/with me, unless/until I have secured/restored his Rights, if Allah wills. And the Strong amongst you shall be Weak to/with me, unless/until I’ve seized from him the Rights of Others, if Allah wills. So, obey me, so long as I obey Allah & His Messenger. But, if I disobey Allah & His Messenger, then you owe me no Obedience. Arise for your prayer: may Allah mercify you.”.(az-Zuhrī, ibn-Ishāq, ibn-Hishām, at-Tabarī, at-Tabarānī, as-Suyūtī, ibn-Sa`d, al-Wāqidī, ibn-Kathīr, Martin Lings)

Now, please, keep in Mind that Abū-Bakr is Unanimously-Recognized amongst the Scholars of the Sunnah/Prophetic-Tradition as being the Best/Number-1 Companion of Muhammad (Peace be upon him) & the Most-Senior amongst all of his Companion-Peers (May Allah be pleased with them altogether)…this is what he stated concerning about his own Self, his own Imārah over the Muslims. So, upon that, whom’re we to posture as though we’re somehow Entitled to Imārah and/or Entitled to oppress via our Imārah without Consequence?!!! So, just know: it honestly really doesn’t matter which Muslim-Leader/Ruler, Muslim Religio-Scholar, egc. attempts to make you think/feel that you must obey them regardless of how they are. This “Be Patient with/Obedient to the Muslim-Leader/Ruler” Rhetoric only emboldens Oppressors to remain Oppressors. Basically, this Rhetoric spewed by Oppressors is like imposing Stockholm-Syndrome upon People: when the Oppressed begin to not only tolerate/accept Oppression, but also defend the Oppressor. And, that’s exactly what’s been happening within the Muslim-World for a Long-Time. Ironically, these Same-Oppressors command their Muslim Religio-Scholars to spew this Stockholm-Syndrome to their Populaces/Citizenry, merely because they don’t want what their Geo-Political Ancestors did to occur to them: pertaining to al-Kharajiyyah/Rebellion against the Ottoman-Empire for example, when the Muslim-Arabs assisted Non-Muslim Powers to fight against Fellow-Muslims, in the Name of al-`Asabiyyah/Xenophobia.(See: https://garethbryant.wordpress.com/2013/12/06/hujjahagainstsaudiarabia)

As per my Conclusion: don’t ever let anyone tell you to not, that you shouldn’t/can’t, that it’s Sinful to rebel against Oppression.

Gareth Bryant

1441, A.H./2019, C.E.

Saudi Arabia’s Religio-Hypocritial Love-Hate Relationship with Music.

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It’s Patheitically-Ironic, that in a Nation-State whose Religious-Elite are so Hardline against Musical-Entertainment: Saudi Arabia not only has Music-Concerts within KSA, but also is Home to some of the Most-Popular Music-Artists in the History of the Muslim-World as well as the Arab-World, like Muhammad `Abduh for example (not to be confused with the Founder of Salafism in the 1860’s, C.E. of the Same-Name). However, within the Same-Breath: there’s Fatāwā/Religio-Rulings after Fatāwā as per the Islāmic-Prohibitions regarding Musical-Instruments, Musical-Lyrics, Musical-Genres, etc. & ironically the same Musical-Artists within the Realm of the Saudi-Kingdom pontificate/promote the exact Same-Kinds/Types of Music which is condemned via the Saudi Religio-Elite.

Some very important Facts to note, by the Way:

a. Music, via its Entirety, inherently isn’t Mahrūm/Islāmically-Prohibited.

b. The Term which are used via at-Tanzīl/Revelation (The Qur’ān & the Sunnah/Prophetic-Tradition) to describe the Prohibited-Elements of Music: al-Ma`āzif itself is too often mistranslated as “Music-Holistically/Musical-Instruments Holistically”.

c. The Correct-Meaning/Translation of al-Maāzif is “Instruments of Evil” & more specifically, via at-Tanzīl is “Woodwind/Stringed-Instruments”.(al-Bukhārī, Abū-Dāwud)

d. There’s a Known-Instrument know as ad-Daff: an Arab-Drum…ironically, ad-Daff is Mahlūl/Islāmically-Allowed & by definition it’s literally a Musical-Instrument. So, obviously, Islāmically: there’s absolutely no Way that all Music/Musical-Elements are Mahrūm.(al-Bukhārī, Muslim, Lisān-ul-Arab: Lexicon of the Arabic-Language, ibn-Manzhūr)

Saudi Arabia, just on the Issue of Music itself, is 💯%-Guilty of spreading Cultural-Colonization. Basically, their Premise is to indoctrinate the Entire Muslim-World to conform to their own valid Individual-Urfiyyah. And, of course: the Best-Way to pull this off is to disguise Arabism with the Cloak of al-Islām. In spite of the Fact that al-Islām is a Dīn/Religio-Spiritual Lifestyle & not an Urf/Culture, KSA readily attempts to lay Claim to al-Islām, as though it’s their Personal-Property, which clearly it’s not. And, because of the Fact that Salafism particularly, unique to any/all other Ahzāb (Sectarian/Deviant-Groups) amongst Muslims, the Religio-Puritanical Postures which is pontificated/promoted via Salafism pushes a very Ugly-Precedent/Agenda that if it comes out of/from Saudi, that if Saudi allows it, if Saudi co-signs/supports it, then it’s All-Good.

This includes:

a. Squandering the Wealth of the Muslims (Petroleum which is the Only-Reason as to how/why KSA & the other Gulf-States even matter to the World at all).

b. Collusion with Non-Muslim/Western Powers against Muslim-Countries/Governments, Muslim-Leaders, etc. (in spite of their Hypocritical-Kalām/Rhetoric concerning “Patience&Obedience in regards to Muslim-Leadership/Rulership).(Nawāqidh-ul-Islām/Nullifications of al-Islām, Muhammad ibn-`Abd-il-Wahhāb)

Gareth Bryant

1440, A.H./2019, C.E.

 

 

The Psychology Of Islāmophobia

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Ever since the Time of Noah (Peace be upon him), being commanded by Allah to confront the 1st Non-Muslims in Human-History: Humanity has always been corrupted via Islāmophobia.(at-Tabarī, as-Suyūtī, ibn-Kathīr) However, as per the Modern-World: more than at any Time-Period within Human-History, we’re 💯% enthralled Knee-Deep in the Indulgence of Islāmophobia (Hatred towards/against anything/everything related to the Dīn/Lifestyle of al-Islām). And, because of this, Muslims have been globally pinned against the Wall. Pathological-Fears, which are either Self-Imposed or Socio-Politically Imposed, have tantamount Negative-Effects pertaining to what Muslims think/how we feel about ourselves & Others. Islāmophobia has established Intrapersonal&Interpersonal Inferiority-Complexes within the Minds&Hearts of Muslims worldwide.

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