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Leave Legacy for World not Just for Your Childrens:

Human do not have the same capabilities and social and moral supports to grow and be successful. Some of us are born in rich and rather well to do families. Others are born in under privilege families. Some have access to education and others don’t. Some have strong mind and will power and other don’t. As Shakespeare said “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”
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But there are many who do not belong to any of these categories. They are born poor, no one come up to them to thrust greatness upon them and they do not inherit genes to achieve greatness by themselves!

Whatever you have or earn, you have earn from here. So before you depart, you must return it here rather than inherit it just to your sons and daughters. They are not rightful owner of it as neither have they earned it from you nor you earn it from them. They are not rightful owner of your debt and punishments either. So by default they are not owner of your property too. You earn it from poor and under privileged people who were not able to compete with you. Hence you must return it to them as a gesture of good will.

Here is one more reason why you must do not inherit everything to your children. Your money will make them lazy and they will waste life in drugs and enjoyment rather than making their life amount to something. They will not be able to experience hard work, pain and suffering which is important to appreciate happiness and beauty of life.

Seven of world richest man on earth has decided not to inherit their money to their heirs. I too decided to give away my whole legacy to charity rather passing it on to my daughters. Of course I will support them to be successful in their life till I am alive. I will leave something for my wife too (as she is not a working women) but rest will go to charity once I am gone.  That money will be utilised to help those who does not have access to those means which I had when I was a kid. Like education, Internet, books, coaching, seminars, nutritious diet, clean drinking water, sanitation, medicine and technology.

The father of Bill Gates was not the richest man of the world but Bill gates did become world richest man without any inheritance. Before Bill gates became world richest man it was Sam Walton, founder of Walmart, in 1985 who was considered the richest person. But his son or daughter didn’t took place of richest man or women. Similarly, present richest man, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is not the son of previous richest man either. Jeff Bezos has overtaken Bill Gates and is now the richest person in the world, with a fortune topping $90 billion for the first time in 2017. So it is not the legacy but the innovation, hard work and determination which make you or your offspring rich and famous. Best of us comes out when we face most difficult situation in our lives. If you are satisfied by everything you have you are a dead person wasting energy.

Nature hates disparity. But we the human are creating disparity by inheriting our property to our offspring and denying all other from whom we accumulated it. This will not create a sustainable future. We must give back our legacy to a society which in turn assures to take care of our loved once as well as poorest of the society to help them grow and become successful.

Success of society is more important than success of individual or a family in long run. Consider a hypothetical example of a billionaire who became richest person of a country. He accumulated enough money which suffices the need of his seven generation from present standard. But because of unstained society a revolution or a civil war broke out. The whole country was devastated. The value of currency goes so low that the wealth that was sufficient for seven generation is no more sufficient to present generation. Moreover, it may happen that in this violence some of his family members die and whole wealth became useless.  On other hand if whole society will progress and even if your progeny does not have any wealth they will still survive nicely. Because in sustainable society everyone will be taken care off by society itself. Whether you die early or you die late, whether you die rich or you die poor your family will not be affected financially. Your children will still have access to education, jobs and good life.

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Ethanol : Clean fuel for Future

India can save on its Petroleum Budget by introducing 20% Ethanol as additive in Petrol instead of present 5%.  Ethanol is a clean fuel but 100% ethanol (also termed as E100) cannot be used as a fuel. Due to its low freezing point it cause a problem in starting the vehicle during winter. But mixing 20% Ethanol does not make any such problem. Indeed it makes combustion better by supplying oxygen.

Presently Indian government allowed only 5% of Ethanol to be mix with petrol. If Government increase this limit to 20% then we can save a huge amount of money and Sugar cane farmers will also be benefitted. Now you might think from where sugar cane came into picture. Actually Ethanol can be produced profitably from sugarcane syrup. India is among top three sugarcane producing country in the world. Sugar cane are very good source to produce Ethanol. In Brazil, Ethanol is chiefly produced from sugarcane. Since the climate of Brazil is not cold, Ethanol is used as excellent fuel in automobiles.

E10 that is 10% Ethanol and 90% petrol can work for all automobiles which normally run on 100% petrol without any harmful effect on your vehicle engine. But for E20 or more Ethanol content fuel require compatible engines. E20 can cause damage to engine in long-term. So Government has to take steps in advance before regularised E20 fuel. It should not be done in the way as GST and de-monetization were done.  Slowly from E5 to E10 to E15 and finally E20 need to be implemented with automobiles companies making required modification in their engine to avoid any substantial damage in long run. But once we do it, not only we will be using renewable clean biofuel but also we will be able to cut our Petroleum budget as Ethanol is much cheaper compared to Petrol (Around Rs40 per liter).

Many countries are even using E85 fuel. But I doubt whether we can reach to that stage in India. Even today when we just started using 5% Ethanol in some of the states we are having shortage of supply. One reason for such a short supply is low buying rate by oil companies.Government already made it compulsory for all oil companies to blend 5% Ethanol with Petrol. But now govt. must increase limit to E10. With the huge demand presently and in future, processing Ethanol from row material is a profitable business. But it requires huge investment and skill. Govt. of India provides various benefits to those who want to start Ethanol production.India’s cabinet approved a 5 percent increase in the price of ethanol to ease pressure on suppliers. For a sustainable future and clean environment Ethanol holds a great prospective for India where sugarcane are grown abundantly.

Please share to make everyone aware about benefits of using Ethanol as fuel.

Avoid Dr Zakir Naik views in Shariah matters

We all appreciate memorizing power and information Dr.Zakir Naik has about comparative religions and Islam in particular. He is involved in many great works. But here is a word of cautious for all Muslims who consider him their Ideal or follow his preaching blindly just because he gives reference for everything. Below is a link where speeches and views of Dr. Zakir naik were scrutinized by Mufti thoroughly while answering a question about Zakir Naik. Go to the link for details as it is very long. Few important points I am listing below from the discourse:

  • Many of his views were found contradictory to Sahi Hadees.
  • Many of his interpretation of Quranic verses were against the tafseers written by earlier Islamic scholars
  • He is a da’ii of Islam and not to be considered as Scholar of Islam. He is not a qualified Aalim of deen. His comments on fiqh have no merit.
  • He is involved in an effort to turn the Muslim Ummah away from following the Mujtahid Imams.
  • The opinions of Dr Zakir Naik in Shariah matters and injunctions will not be deemed acceptable unless they are endorsed by a trusted scholar or a Mufti and general public are advised not to heed his opinions in Shariah matters.

https://www.central-mosque.com/index.php/society/avoiding-dr-zakir-naik-in-matters-of-fiqh.html

Failures are good

We live in a world where only achievers and successful persons are recognized. Failures are highly undesirable and inadvisable. Not just society treat such persons who fail in some endeavor awfully but the person himself feels ashamed. No doubt success is great. But failure too has a great hidden side which very few appreciate or even know.

When you fail you break away from your routine daily life and find some free time for yourself. This time you can utilize in introspection and reason for your failure. Don’t waste this time in worrying and feeling dejected. Everyone fails, but you are not a failure until you give up. Greatness is not in never falling but in rising higher every time you fall. This is very precious time. Use it to start a fresh.

In daily routine life we are so occupied that we never get chance to think about our life, our priorities and the values. We became like a programmed machine. We forget what matters most for us when we initially started. Some people even forget to take a vacation and work continuously for years. A Failure gives you time to break away with this monotonous routine life. Use this time to remember what was most important for you? Ask yourself question: Is this type of life I wanted? This is the time to make a 360 degree turn if required. Else start preparing to turn your failure into bigger success by learning from it. Tension, worries and procrastination waste time and energy. Don’t waste time in worrying. It will not solve any problem. Meet Peoples who always encouraged you. Read inspirational books.

Every one of us is surrounded with small thinkers. These people demotivate you and create a doubt in your mind about your ability. Don’t listen to such people. Start Believing in your strength. We all have tremendous power hidden in our mind. This power only comes out when we faced with difficulties. Never give up. Don’t feel guilty. Human are born to make error. Forgive yourself and forget anything which makes you feel guilty. But don’t forget to learn from mistakes. Anyone can make a mistake; fool insist on repeating it. So don’t be a fool. Life teaches you lesson in harsh way. It is always better to learn from others mistake instead of making one.

Enjoy and cherish your failures as you cherish your success. Because failures make you strong. They give you time to think about yourself and most importantly they teach you a lesson.

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Bitcoins for Layman

Bitcoin is digital currency which is not yet certified by government or central bank of any country in whole world. It was created by a mysterious person or group known as Satoshi Nakamoto in the year 2008. His presence and existence is secret. Present worth of 1 Bitcoin is 13481 $ which is many fold increase compared to last year. Bitcoins does not have any coins or physical currency associated with it. It is a crypto currency. Bitcoin are long strings of numbers and letters. It is a Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System. That means Bitcoins are sent from one person to another without going through banks or other middlemen and thus one can save multiple transaction fees.

Whenever there is a fault or shortcoming in a system another new improved system takes its place. Paper currency has its demerits too. Hence we need new currency system. Crypto currency seems to be one such system which has ability to replace paper currency if Government start accepting it as legal currency.

If you have extra money to invest and you are not afraid of losing it but willing to take risk for huge gains, then Bitcoin is good investment opportunity. It is easy to purchase and store using different websites. Bitcoin might emerge as a currency of future. In last few years its value has increased tremendously.

Open Your Eyes

For deeply religious Christians, especially Catholics, the Bible is infallible. Everything written in it is true, according to them, even though everyone knows that the Bible supports the geocentric theory which was already proved wrong 500 years ago. Even today, many Christians believe that the earth is 6000 years old! Many Christians do not believe in the literal truth of the Bible at the present time, but they are still Christian because of social influence. They can better be termed as “festive Christians”, who are Christian just to celebrate the festivals and so as not to be left out of society. But those who have blind faith still feel the Bible is entirely scientific and a source of spirituality. Again, for them, everything written in the Bible is true. Such believers claim that the Bible has healing powers and can motivate you greatly to lead a good life. If you but read the Bible and apply some logic, you can very easily see how real and true their beliefs actually are.

Let’s look a passage from the Bible, an English translation of Mark:

{2:1} Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and

all the host of them. {2:2} And on the seventh day God

ended his work which he had made; and he rested on the

seventh day from all his work which he had made. {2:3}

And God blessed the seventh day, and sanctified it: because

that in it he had rested from all his work which God created

and made.

 

The logical question that came to mind is, why did God need rest? On the one hand, he can do anything and is governing the whole universe in perfect harmony over billions of years; on the other hand, he gets tired by creating it! Moreover, if he is all-powerful, why would he do anything which would make him tired? Why can’t he just relax and enjoy? Who forced him to work and get tired? Is it his hobby?

Look at the world and its beauty; feel it and live it. Do not submit all your faculties to blind faith, and do not live a lame life. The world will be a much better place without bigotry and superstitions. Learn, educate, and search for the evidence before believing anything.

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Meditation-To control Subconscious

While you are busy in reading text, simultaneously you are breathing, your heart pumping blood to all parts, your kidney is filtering your blood, your skin is sensing temperature and sending signal for warm or cold environment, your ears are hearing sounds, your eyes are not only reading but also overlooking the background, your hands holding the  mouse  by applying a constant pressure on it, many more things are going on inside your body  unnoticed without consciously thinking about it. All this is controlled by your senior silent friend known as subconscious. Your subconscious is driving you silently. Though it is not your enemy but an uneducated powerful friend. Your subconscious  run your whole body without disturbing you. It comprises of 90% of our brain and thus much powerful than your conscious brain-the thinking you.

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All your instant reaction are directed from sub-conscious as there is no enough time for conscious to think and take decision. But sometimes we do have time yet we allow our subconscious to react on situation in anger. All this behavior can be change by having control over your subconscious.

Our subconscious does not understand words as our conscious do. Thus making a bright and happy picture trigger your subconscious to work towards that goal. Your subconscious understand feeling and emotion’s and pictures made in your mind. Use them to alter your behavior.

Meditation is art of awakening subconscious and to create a link with it. For meditation one needs calm place with dim or no light and loose outfit. Sit on the ground preferably or on any hard surface in comfortable posture. Cross leg is better. Give a name to your sub-conscious before starting the meditation.  Slowly take deep breath. Close your eyes and try to relax while thinking that you are part of universe and you and universe are one entity.

After 5 mins or when you start feeling relaxed, start talking to your subconscious. Think about what you want to change in your behavior or inside your body. For example: anger/ quitting smoking/ losing weight/ recovery from disease.

Repeat: I want to control my anger.

I don’t want to get angry on small issues.

If I will not be angry, it will make my life better. My family will be happy. My friends will be happy

Everyone will appreciate me. I will be a happier person.

So I don’t want to be angry. Max (name your subconscious) help me to control my anger.

It will make me happy.

Try to think of happy life which bring smile on your face. Make a picture in your mind of your family and friends being happy and appreciating you. Meditate for min. 10 min. daily in the morning. Within one week to ten days we will find difference in your behavior.

Make meditation a rule of life and follow daily. It enhances your capability and control.

 

Education system in India:

Finding a decent job is the primary purpose of education in India for parents and students! Students and parents have nothing to do with learning, gaining knowledge, understanding things around us and making life better using the knowledge and information gained. That’s why we produce minimum numbers of Nobel Prize winners and maximum nos. of Doctors and Engineers. All +2 (Intermediate) students who secure good marks in exam have only two choices-either to be Engineer or Doctor. As if Art, literature, Economics, geography, Commerce and Science etc. are not worthy for studies. Only those who were not able to secure admission in Engineering and medical  opt for other discipline with heavy heart.

Schools do not adopt practical and creative approach to teach students, they just want students to memories notes and vomit them back in exam. Most of the science labs in school are not functional or have faulty equipment’s. The condition of govt. school is even worst.

We fail to realise that the basic purpose of education is not getting job but learning and developing our self as intellectuals. Be well-educated not well-trained.

 Kaabil bano, Kaamyabi jhak maar ke peche aaygi!

Students must realise that they must use their brain to think new ideas. Don’t make it an encyclopedia by memorising everything. You can buy an encyclopedia in Rs 500 but you can not get a thinking and intelligent brain even after spending millions of dollars.

The guy who is labelled dumb in India, becomes genius when moved to western countries. Because here, asking question with elders is immoral. Doubting is irreligious and saying truth which goes against any religion is heresy. In west kids are encouraged to ask question, they are free to discuss their new ideas and they are rewarded for breaking taboos. In western countries students are not forced to peruse engineering or medical courses but they are encourage to take a course which they find interesting.

Some one rightly said “The purpose of school is less about preparing individuals to live independently and more about preparing individuals to live as members of a society by imparting knowledge about the world. In other words, the role of schooling is to equip individuals with the skills necessary to participate in the social life of their community and to change the nature of the social order as needed or desired.”

#Plight of Farmers In India

Farmers in India are committing suicide, they are force to drink their own urine and eat rats to quench their hunger and thrust. But  Govt. is not coming forward to help them. Food is basic need of human being. We can’t live without food. So how is it that a food producer is not earning enough for his own survival?

The reason why farmers are in such a bad condition is not so simple. Only govt. and its policies can’t be hold responsible for their plight. The main issue is their total dependence on rain and traditional method of farming instead of using high yield seeds, fertilisers and modern methods of irrigation. In Europe and other developed countries farmers are rich and happy because they use latest technologies. They can even afford air-planes for spreading insecticide on their crops. Back in India, farmers keep looking towards sky for rain! They are busy in all sorts of superstitions and pleasing sun god, rain god, moon god and all other god and goddess.

We need a sustainable society. In a sustained society such things will be stories of past. Because there will be a group of peoples supporting you technically, financially, legally and morally. Take the example of PAANI foundation of Amir Khan-the great Bollywood actor. They completely change the fate of droughts struck villages. Govt. is busy in corruption. Let’s come together and make our life better and work for sustainable future. Please write to me if you are interested in social work to help poor’s.

Understanding Brain:Who are you?

There are two entities governing human being. The body, nervous system and subconscious brain makes the First entity. Other is conscious mind or our thinking brain which we will call the second entity. Let us try to understand this by below example:

No one wants to have any kind of pain but yet when we we have an injury, we feel pain. If our Conscious brain (which is actually me), is an autonomous body having full control then why we cannot stop our own pain? Why we can’t stop our own tears when we want to hide our emotions? Why we feel hungry when we already accumulate enough fat and want to reduce it to be in good shape?

Above questions and many more such questions suggest that Conscious brain is not autonomous body. We are not fully in charge of functioning of our body. Our subconscious (The first entity) brain has predefined program to function . This program is encoded in our DNA and executed by our subconscious or unconscious mind. We receive this pre-defined program from our parent’s gene. The program not only regulates our growth, appearance and our ageing but also define standard procedure of operation in case of any instant threat to our body. A simple paper cut in our hand starts several operations within a second to mend it. At the same time a signal is sent to our brain to create a sensation of pain so that we can react externally. If there is no pain, we might not take any action to stop bleeding as it might remain unnoticed. So pain is a mechanism through which our sub-conscious brain communicates with conscious mind.

As we cannot talk to a microprocessor or computer directly, in the same way we cannot talk to our body or subconscious brain directly. We need programming language to instruct it. Right now we do not have any such program, programming skills or programming language to directly instruct our subconcious brain to take action according to our choice like- utilizing accumulated fat in our belly for energy requirement instead for carving for food or stopping any abnormal cell growth which can cause tumor.

All our internal process occurs without our notice leaving our conscious mind free to think and focus on worldly affairs. If our conscious mind will be made responsible of all internal functions then we will not be able to focus on any external things. We will become self-absorbed. Our conscious brain can do just one function at a time.

Your unconscious (Or subconscious brain) has amazing processing capabilities compared with the conscious mind. Research shows the unconscious mind absorbs millions of bits of sensory information through the nervous system in any one second. Given the name ‘unconscious mind’ you will not be aware of a lot of the processes that the unconscious mind engages in. The research also shows that our subconscious brain understands images and pictures. So meditation and visualising image of positive things can generate positive result. To read about Meditation please click here.

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What is Sustainable Society

When things are progressing well in our life, we do not realise any need of support and help from any one. Unfortunately, such pleasant phases do not last longer for most of us. When some unfortunate, unpleasant and unplanned thing occurs in our life, we look all around for helping hand and shoulder to lean on. But we hardly find any real help at that time, because in our good time we never care about others. Thus in our bad time, no one care about us. As a social animal, we all are dependent, (on each other), thus we must help and care for others at all time. So that when bad time comes we find many helping hands and support in the form of friends and family. To create such a community, we need what is defined below as Sustainable society. Our future and future of coming generation depends on how sensibly we use our natural resources, ecosystem and our environment. Our development should not be at cost of our future. Hence we need sustainability in all walks of our life. This total sustainability can only be guaranteed by a Sustainable society.

SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY (SS) (def. “Society that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”) refers to a community in which everyone is either self-sufficient or taken care by those who are already self-sufficient and can generate enough resources to function without any interruption. In such society everyone is well informed about his/her duties towards nature and society. It focuses on overall development of human society based on sharing and caring. Society will support everyone till they become self-sufficient. SS creates a delicate balance between development and conserving our Environment for long term sustainability of human civilisation.

Society will be responsible for providing for children, women without income, disable and old aged retired peoples who are not in condition to do any work. Not just money but kind words, care, safety, shelter, work and means for happy living are provided. Work will be distributed according to the ability and interest. There are no owners in Sustainable society. Everyone is a worker earning according to his/her capacity and contributing back to society. Everything will be done in a planned way keeping future in mind.

A family, not the individual is the smallest unit of society. So SS promote the idea of family-nuclear or extended depending on personal choice. A management comprising of educated intellectuals will run the society.

I invite everyone specially from UP, Delhi & NCR, India to join this movement and contact me on below mail ID if you have any question or if you are willing to join this organisation.

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My mail ID is rehan.aac@gmail.com

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