Creative Writing

Should intelligence be used to understand a user guide?

Description
Products have user manuals or guides. In what ways do we apply our intelligence to using the manuals and guides? Should a user guide or manual be read or recited without understanding asks Yousuf Mahbubul Islam, PhD
Published
of 2
All materials on our website are shared by users. If you have any questions about copyright issues, please report us to resolve them. We are always happy to assist you.
Share
Transcript
   Article appeared Friday, July 18th, 2014 in The News Today, Bangladesh The Reelation ! #$yousu% &ah'u'ul (sla&, )h* (n what ways do we use our intelligence+ For ea&ple, when we 'uy a new product, what do we do 'e%ore using it+ -e use our intelligence to study the .ser /anual or uide -e also return to the uide wheneer we hae uestions -hy+ 3ur intelligence tells us that the &anu%acturer should now 'est how the product is to 'e used -e also reali5e that the &anu%acturer intends the 'est use o% the product The &anu%acturer ensures this 'y proiding a &anual or guide and de&onstrations*oes our intelligence pro&pt us to use the product without consulting the .ser /anual or uide+ That is, does our intelligence suggest that we now 'etter how to use the product or thatwe can change the guidelines at will+ (n case there are such thoughts, a warning usually is printed, 6-arranty oid, i% the product is used outside the pu'lished guidelines7 i&ilarly, i% we 'eliee that we are created can we 'e thought o% as “products”   &ade 'y the 9reator+ :ie any product, would the 9reator want 'est use 'e &ade o% the li%e created+ -ould it 'e logical %or ;i& to send an intelligi'le uidance through representaties or &essengers whocould also de&onstrate how to apply the uidance or <erses Reealed+ -ould it 'e logical %or ;i& to proide “warranty”  , i.e.,  support and security to those who %ollow the uidance+ =ually, what should ;e do with those who deny %ollowing uidance or %eel that they now 'etter+o, in relation to en>oying a uniue and intelligent eistence on earth, gien the nowledge that we did not create ourseles, what alternaties does our intelligence suggest+ The first   alternatie is that we hae not 'een created, i.e.,  we are rando& 'eings, there%ore li%e has no purpose and hence the guidance gien in the Reealed ;oly criptures has no &eaning The second alternatie is that we hae 'een created There%ore, li%e has a purpose and it &aes sense to %ollow the uidance proided in the Reealed ;oly criptures (% we accept the secondalternatie, should our intelligence suggest that the 9reator created each hu&an 'eing without apurpose and that uidance proided in the Reealed ;oly criptures has no alue+ (s it logical to accept that we are created and at the same time reject Guidance?  (n our hearts, i% we do not accept the uidance as the -ord o% the 9reator, what does it i&ply+The &ost recent and %inal Reelation, the ?ur@an, con%ir&s that it is indeed those who study Reealed uidance as it should 'e studied and %ollowed that are 'elieers “ Those to who& -e hae sent the 'oo study it as it should 'e studied they are the ones that 'eliee those who re>ect %aith in !the uidance$, the loss is their own ”  2121Ccriptures Reealed 'y the 9reator o'iously cannot 'e altered )eople who alter scriptures do so to %urther their political &oties in addition to proiding proo% o% dis'elie% The ?ur@an con%ir&sthat not only it is Reealed 'y the 9reator, 'ut also that it supports what was Reealed in the earlier ;oly criptures “ This ?urDan is not such as can 'e produced 'y other than Allah on the contrary it is a con%ir&ation o% !Reelations$ that were reealed 'e%ore it and a %uller eplanation o% the Boo where in there is no dou't %ro& the :ord o% the -orlds ”  10 ECThe address  Allah , is si&ply the Ara'ic word %or the 9reator or Al  ilah, the od {1}. The word has cognates in other e&itic languages {1} , including  Alah  in Ara&aic, El   in 9anaanite and Elohim  in ;e'rew The ?ur@an con%ir&s its purpose and relationship with preiously Reealed cripturesG  “ There are in it stories and instructions %or men endowed with understanding   (t is not a tale inented 'ut a con%ir&ation o% what was reealed 'e%ore it  a detailed eposition o% all things and a uide and a /ercy to anyone who 'eliees ”  12111C “ (t was -e who reealed the :aw !to /oses$ therein was guidance and lightH ”  I44C “  And in their %ootsteps -e sent Jesus the son o% /ary con%ir&ing the :aw that had co&e'e%ore hi&G -e sent hi& the ospelG therein was guidance and light and con%ir&ation o% the :aw that had co&e 'e%ore hi&G a guidance and an ad&onition to those who %ear  Allah ”  I4#C “ Hthere%ore, %ear not &en, 'ut %ear /e and sell not /y igns %or a &isera'le price (% anyone does %ail to >udge 'y !the light o%$ what Allah has Reealed they are !no 'etter than$ un'elieers ” I44Cadly, howeer, as pointed out in the ?ur@an 'y the 9reator, there are &any who hae illogical thoughts or &ae inappropriate re&ars and re>ect uidance as ;is -ord They do this when a 9hapter or urah o% Reelation reaches the& through a /essenger, or uidance is read out 'y so&eone or een when they the&seles recite a urah in prayer 9.124 “And whenever a Surah is revealed, there are among them ( i.e.  the hyo!rites those who say, “#hi!h o$ you has this (Surah in!reased in $aith%” As$or those who &elieve, it has in!reased in $aith, while they are re'oi!ing.” Those who 'eliee would &ae e%%orts to use their intelligence to understand the &eaning o% urahs and 9hapters read in prayer  as this is the purpose o% reciting <erses in prayer <erses understood using our intelligence would hae the e%%ect o% increasing %aith in 'elieers 9.12 “)ut $or those in whose hearts there is a disease, it has only in!reased them in evil (in addition to their evil and they will die in a state o$ dis&elie$.”9.12* “+o they not see that they are tried ( i.e.,  have their $aith tested &y Allah every year, on!e or twi!e, &ut they do not turn in reentan!e, nor do they remind themselves%”  Allah tests our &oties and understanding regularly (s it i&portant that we atte&pt to understand the purpose %or which the 9reator has gien us intelligence+ 9.12 “And whenever a Surah is revealed, they loo- at ea!h other, (saying , “+oesanyone see you%” and then they dismiss themselves. Allah has dismissed their hearts as they are a eole who do not (want to understand.”  Allah &aes sure that we all hae access to uidance ;e does this through a ariety o% &eans 9.12 “/here has !ertainly !ome to you a 0essenger $rom amongst yourselves. rievous to him is what you su$$er (he is !on!erned over you ( i.e.,  that you should erish without $aith and to the &elievers, he is -ind and mer!i$ul.”9.129 “)ut i$ they turn away, say, “Su$$i!ient $or me is Allah there is no deity e3!et im. 5n im 6 have relied and e is the 7ord o$ the reat /hrone.””  {8otes} G {1}  httpGKKenwiipediaorgKwiiKAllah
Search
Similar documents
View more...
Tags
Related Search
We Need Your Support
Thank you for visiting our website and your interest in our free products and services. We are nonprofit website to share and download documents. To the running of this website, we need your help to support us.

Thanks to everyone for your continued support.

No, Thanks
SAVE OUR EARTH

We need your sign to support Project to invent "SMART AND CONTROLLABLE REFLECTIVE BALLOONS" to cover the Sun and Save Our Earth.

More details...

Sign Now!

We are very appreciated for your Prompt Action!

x