Erykah Badu - Next Lifetime
“We accommodate strangers, intimates, and colleagues, and we expect (if things are just) to be accommodated. We want to accommodate except when we don’t; we want to feel free from except when we want to feel free for and free with. Sometimes we live having no control and being unconscious. Usually, we throw ourselves into things without thinking much, and then we want that to work out well.”
-Lauren Berlant, “Risky Bigness: On Obesity, Eating, and the Ambiguity of Health”
Just a reminder:
When Prophet Muhammad (sallahu alayhi wa sallam) was travelling on the road with his cousin, Al-Fadl ibn Abbas, a woman stopped him to ask him a question. The woman was very beautiful, and Al-Fadl couldn’t help but stare at her.
Seeing this, Prophet Muhammad reached out his hand and turned his cousin’s face away.
He didn’t tell the woman to cover her face.
He didn’t tell her to change her clothing.
He didn’t tell her that her appearance was too tempting or indecent.
He averted his cousin’s impolite stare.
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