Monday, April 16, 2007

Thoughts on Virginia Tech Shooting

So some maniac who was probably sick of engineering grabbed a couple handguns and shot 31 people in the engineering school in Virginia Tech (click here to read more.

It is very sad that death must come near us so that we remember it. The prophet (pbuh) said, "أكثروا من ذكر هادم اللذات" which means "Remember often the destroyer of all pleasures." This is referring to death. It is something that we should voluntarily chose to remember, but it takes tragedies for us to contemplate upon our end.


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