Few years ago, when the world is shocked by the persecution of Rohingyas in the Rakhine region in Myanmar, Malay Muslims in Malaysia are supporting to take the refugee Rohingyas…
Problems with saying that you can be good without God includes the inablity to define good, our limited foresight, and no intrinsic motivation.
They know that without God, their life would be meaningless. But to escape from this, they say that "while we don't have all the answers, no one really does. And we're excited of the idea that we can discover them."
What or who is the most effective killer? The one that can boast how much it can kill, or the one that works in silence and incapicitates its enemy within?
Once a while we need to sit down, take a deep breath and reflect back on our past actions.
The essence of the teachings of Islam are liberal in nature. Islam teaches us to question the traditions brought down to us, which is to not blindly accept the practices of our ancestors.
How did the rulers and leaders made the masses submit to them? How were they able to create a religion where they themselves are gods?
God is transcendent. Transcendent does NOT mean magical. It does not mean 'supernatural'. It simply means the human mind cannot grasp that transcendent thing.
If it is true that God left us without divine communication, then that means God left us in a state of confusion and bewilderment.