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Do you agree with Bill Gates statement - If you are born poor, it is not your mistake but if you die poor, it is your mistake ?

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Asked by Ataur Rahman, 30 Jan '13 11:39 am
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Our worldly possessions are bounties from God, who is Al Kareem, the Most Generous. Muslims believe that everything originates from God and everything will return to Him, thus, it is logical to behave as if that which we possess is merely a loan, something we are obligated to preserve, protect and ultimately share.
God tells us in the Quran that whatever we give away generously, with the intention of pleasing Him, He will replace it. God knows what is in the hearts of men.

Say: Truly, my Lord enlarges the provision for whom He wills of His slaves, and also restricts it) for him, and whatsoever you spend of anything (in Gods Cause), He will replace it. And He is the Best of providers.
Prophet of ALLAH never wished for riches
so some one dies without acknowledging the truth that ALLAH IS THE LORD , OUR SUSTAINER , DISPOSER OF ALL AFFAIRS AND MASTER OF DAY OF JUDGMENT and not Believe in Messenger of Allah is the real looser and poor
this is not what i say but what Allah has re ...more
Answered by truth exposed, 30 Jan '13 12:08 pm

 
  
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No. This is typical American way of approaching life (though Indians have also taken it up)
If someone does not educate himself, make efforts either to become employable or to focus on becoming a positive minded entrepreneur, he can be faulted with that.
But once you make poverty into a sin, then things become dangerous. People will try all means, fair or foul to become rich.
Maybe the problems, which the US economy is going through at present, have their roots in such ideology
Answered by Vikram, 30 Jan '13 12:16 pm

 
  
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It is all fate dear
Answered by RukhsanaSiddiqui, 30 Jan '13 11:49 am

 
  
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Completely agree!
Answered by jasmine, 30 Jan '13 11:40 am

 
  
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Yup agree
Answered by wenz, 30 Jan '13 11:40 am

 
  
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Yes I do agree
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 30 Jan '13 11:40 am

 
  
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Yes i do
Answered by iqbal seth, 30 Jan '13 11:40 am

 
  
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Bill Gates said, If youre born poor, its not your mistake. But if you die poor, its your mistake. Bill Gates said it but he stole it from a really old expression, Its not your fault if youre born in the gutter but it is your fault if you die there.
Answered by jameel ahmed, 30 Jan '13 11:44 am

 
  
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