If Muslims were serious in their professions of love for Allah, and in their commitment to Islam, and in their incessant declarations of intent to serve Muslims, and what they keep calling “The Muslim Cause,” don’t you think they would have by now, among the One Billion of them – with all the $billions of dollars stashed away in their closets and in European Banks – at least one Radio Station, and one Television Channel, and one Daily Newspaper, and one Weekly Magazine, that will truly be what Ross Perot would have called “World Class,” and that will be able to convey God’s Message of Islam to the world in the most wonderful possible manner?
Don’t you think so?
And don’t you think they would have the highest quality Mass Communication Colleges, Universities and Institutes spread throughout their lands – from India to Indonesia; from Arabia to Malaysia; from Africa to Australia and America; and every other place in between – to train the best Muslim talent in the arts and sciences of Journalism, Communication, Public Relations, Advertising, Mass Media and all other related fields?
Don’t tell me you never thought about it. For, if we don’t think, we are not Muslim. For, Islam is only for the thinking, smart, people.
At least so says the Qur’an.
And here is a clue, if you want one, to unravel this mystery: If the Muslims don’t have all the things I have enumerated above, things they absolutely, positively need, and have needed for the longest time, it is not because they cannot have them, but it is because they will not have them.
That means, most likely, many of those who pass for Muslim leaders will continue to make all kinds of noises pertaining to all these things, but nothing much will come out of it. It will all be a great deal of “sound and fury signifying nothing,” as I think Shakespeare put it.
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