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.”
We were roped by a feeling of guilt and shame, and a burden to prove that we were not guilty. But in this case, there is nothing we can do to prove we’re not guilty. Still, the president’s executive order evokes September 11 when suddenly revoking permanent residents’ access to their homes, jobs, and lives.