Often, we think we’re being logical when in fact we’re just arguing-using the tools of the mind, but speaking right out of the heart. If our heart is not healthy, we assume our argument is rational, yet, we are just rationalizing.
The chapter discusses lessons on repentance and forgiveness from Adam and Eve.
The chapter discusses the harm of misinformation and calls us to reflect on the Jan 6, 2021 as a case in point.
How did you come to know what you know? Are we confirming our bias or seeking the truth about a particular event or the other?
Imam Al-Hasan Al-Basri said of hypocrisy: “No one fears it but a believer, and no one feels safe from it but a hypocrite.”