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Difference between Democracy and Islamic laws

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peace of Allah be upon you! will i ask you what is differente batween Islamic laws and democrecy


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Democracy and Islamic laws

In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His  forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, no dai, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad(saws) is His slave-servant and the seal of His Messengers.


Democracy is only a system of governance invented by man; Islam is the Only System of Life Decreed and Approved by the Lord of the Worlds!


In a democracy, people who are elected make laws based on the vote of the majority; in Islam, all laws are made by Allah and His Messenger (saws), and based on the Creators Perfect and Absolute Knowledge and Wisdom.


In a democracy, the leaders are at the mercy of the opinion of the majority of their voters; if the leaders do not have the support of the majority of the population, they are thrown out of office; in Islam, The Creator is the Absolute Authority. If all the people of the world obey Him or disobey Him, it makes absolutely no difference to His Majesty and His Authority! He remains Supreme over all His creation.


Democracy is an ideology available to man for the past 230 odd years!; Islam was introduced to the first man and Prophet sent to the earth!


Democracy is an ideology invented by man; the ideology of Islam was created by the Perfect Creator, Who created man, and this man created the concept of democracy!


Democracy is a system which may or may not work for man to live a life of peace and harmony in this world; Islam is the name of that Perfect System of Life which is guaranteed to work in the life of this world, and guaranteed to succeed in the life of the Hereafter!


Democracy is a system of governance which is good for mankind; Islam is a System of Life which is the absolute BEST for mankind!


Whatever written of Truth and benefit is only due to Allahs Assistance and Guidance, and whatever of error is of me. Allah Alone Knows Best and He is the Only Source of Strength.




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