Racism against our very own 

April 13, 2017

I think we all need to get rid of that socialist feeling remaining in us, that everybody must be like us. The Malay society has changed. There are now different classes and levels of Malays. Used to be only 3; royals, nobles/civil servsnts, kampong peasants. Now even in kampong there are many wealthy Malays. 
It is also a gross mistake to brand others that do not share our political thoughts as stupid, that voters are stupid. That is the mistake by the pakatans after the last election. 
Now we see the trend that anything Malays hv to be attacked. Malays attacking malays . Chinese attacking Malays. Malays attacking Chinese. Malays are bashed by telling the Chinese that not enough Malays are speaking out against racism n injustice. Malays are being labelled racists. Pity those Malay reformists, whatever they hv done n shouted are just not good enough.
We all need to rise above all forms of bigotry n racism including against our own.


Sowing racial discord – Malay Bashings

April 13, 2017

I think we all need to get rid of that socialist feeling remaining in us, that everybody must be like us. The Malay society has changed. There are now different classes and levels of Malays. There used to be only 3; royals, nobles/civil servants, kampong peasants. Now even in kampong there are many wealthy Malays. 
It is also a gross mistake to brand others that do not share our political thoughts as stupid, that voters are stupid. That is the mistake by the pakatans just after the last election. 

Now we see the trend that anything Malays has  to be attacked. Malays attacking malays is encouraged . In communal relationships, Malays are bashed by telling the Chinese that not enough Malays are speaking out against injustice. Their reserved nature has  been taken as them being racists, condoning abuses or by DNA plain natural. 
Pity those Malay reformists, whatever they hv done n shouted are just not good enough. Malay boys are not spared, the term meleis bring rampantly used to break that little pride they have. 


Wali Allah vs Auliya Allah

April 12, 2017

There is no such thing as Wali Allah but the opposite, Allah the WALI. Allah is my wali. 
That special relationship with ALLAH or QARB is what we aspire. Once you are qrb you are Auliya to Allah, but not wali Allah. Unfortunately the term QARB has been abused by “those who sells words of Allah for pittance” to mean QURBAN or sacrifice and the Auliya to Allah is made to be saintly  and the use of wali Allah compounded the malpractice. 

Quran 7 verse 196  contains the term Al-Wali Allah 

Indeed, my protector is Allah , who has sent down the Book; and He is an ally to the righteous.(Surat Al-‘A`raf 7:196)

And Allah is most knowing of your enemies; and sufficient is Allah as an ally, and sufficient is Allah as a helper.(Surat An-Nisa’ 4:45)

The concept of attaining the special relationship with Allah has been made to be so difficult so Brahmin so elitist. In fact auliya is attainable by the masses. That is the biggest problem with the Ulama, making it exclusive. But have a look at the the verse following 10:62

Those who believe and are righteous are AuliyaAllah, yet they make it so exclusive so unattainable that is no different from the malpractices by others. 

We need to stop this sainthood in Islam


Dua’ by others 

March 24, 2017

I have the belief of the power of dua by others. The concept of true success is fundamentally about ppl talking and feeling good about you.

 If you deliver good service your client will say good about you anf that is dua’. If you talk write the good words , do the good acts, it is like a tree, rooted strongly with strong stem and branches and luscious shades, fruiting for others to benefit from. That is the analogy of parable given by Allah in the Quran. That is dua and action, that a tree has to be planted in order to enjoy the fruits n shade. 
The opposite is true. Take the case of out politics, If majority of voters or constituents do not give positive dua to Umno, Umno would suffer. That is dua and its manifestations


Where is the Solihin in Reformasi State? 

February 6, 2017

Last Friday I attended The weekly assembly. The message was on the faith. It was the state talking, the power sharing collaborators unleashing its weekly software update over the minds of its subject. The bashing of the other brothers from the other syia’s was the primary theme. It was all about faith. Was faith in short supply? Was the faith under threat?
Not a word was mentioned on mufsidun, when the mischief makers, the corrupts, the destroyers of institutions were in abundance even among the congregation. The word takoot was mentioned in passing, and my guess was that the concept of fear or takoot was well entrenched. Nothing about being Right. 
The above brief scene unfortunately is not a brief, not a passing anecdote. It is mainstream. It hurts most when it is happening in a solehin state, the reformasi state. Nothing has changed, nothing has improved for the better. 
They never learn from the lesson of Pattani., that no amount of technological skill, or the number of canons and the Calibre of your bedil, can save your nation. 
The Malay Pendekar is going to be betrayed again by the very people they have faith in, the people they have surrendered their faith to.


Rare Act of Courage 

February 3, 2017

OUR ex colleague prof Azam is in Majlis MARA. His name was quoted in the recent suspension of The Chairman ala abrahamovic. The act by the MARA council restored some faith in our system n our people. We should be proud and stand up in support. We need to build traction on this rare courageous act.

It is easy to be cynical and critical. Courage and conviction is rare. Whenever there is such occurrence we need to temporarily put our partisanship aside, we need to amplify, build traction and encourage good and courageous deeds no matter how small or superficial we think it is. 
The Majlis and the Boards of Directors have fiduciary functions and responsibilities. Oversight is a great responsibility. It cannot be taken lightly.


Middle East – guilty and doomed by association 

February 3, 2017

The Middle East is doomed. The region is doomed by their differing ideologies, by their failure to agree to disagree, by the ppl they patronised, by their own leaders and all those factors succinctly summarised by Shariffudin AhmadTaff
It will be another generation or two before they are back on the path or faster if they have a new messiah. 
My learned friend ELEGANTLY said we are guilty by association. I would put it in a harsher note, we are doomed by keeping quiet, by our inleerRichtung, by our non confrontation of our own brothers of faiths. 
Back home, the debates is on halal eggs. The one viral is on PElita restaurant ownership and the halal mc Donald. Nobody question the stupidity of sending our troops to Saudi Arabia. The Syiah bashing continue. Comments are made on how you solat. The loudspeakers are loud but quiet when misdeeds are so blatant, All kosher when the corrupt put on the salafi attire and the fares to Jeddah are sponsored. 
My non Muslim friends are now loud. They are the ones who pointed out the stupidity, they are the ones who question why are the intelligent Malays so quiet so lame and not confronting and correcting the wrongs. 
I struggle but defend I did for the existence of the enlightened few. 
If we keep in doing the same way, using the same strategies, we will get the same result. We need to be loud, we need to tell our people that we cannot be associated, we must not allow ourselves to be doomed by association.