The rubber band is a mundane object used every day in our lives. However for it to fulfil the purpose for which it was made it has to be stretched and twisted. It then gets stronger and fulfils the purpose for which it was made. The Holy Quran elucidates to this precise point and has in place parameters which allow a human being to reach perfection [...]admin
Every week thousands of children in affluent Western countries sit down in their history classes at school and learn about the terrible inhumanities of slavery from hundreds of years ago.
But this is not something which is confined to the history books of the past. Slavery is very much prevalent here and now in these modern times.
In this speech we first look at the direct instructions given in the Holy Quran on what we should be doing to stop and/or reduce slavery in this World, and we then look back at the shameful actions of people during Britain’s periods of owning and using slaves. We compare them to the World today to show that although we may be a more sophisticated people now, nothing has really changed and we still enslave people primarily so that we can turn a profit.