…then I shall guide thee towards [a cognition of] thy Sustainer, so that [henceforth] thou wilt stand in awe [of Him]?
The attitude a man adopts towards different things is also based on the concepts he entertains of those things. If a concept about a thing is erroneous, so will be man’s relationship with it. On the other hand, a right concept about a thing will lead to establishing, the right relationship with it.
Al-Buhuti reported: Umar, may Allah be pleased with him, said, “O Allah, show me the truth as truth and guide me to follow it. Show me the false as false and guide me to avoid it.”
The consequence of conjecture is this: It disconnects people from God. This results in spreading disinformation and misinformation. It makes our awareness and consciousness of God difficult. It emphasizes human suffering and evil rather than the many of God’s blessings.
Some accounts show that faith in a higher power can assist a target in mentally detaching from the [brainwashing] process.