Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Some Good Political Advice

As a Christian, it cheers me to see themes of commonality in other religions' writings. The following comes from Islam, and is good advice to politicians of all stripes and cultures today:

The Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) once told a newly-appointed government official: "Fear the cry of the oppressed, for there is no barrier between it and God."

Fiqh-us-Sunnah, Volume 3, Number 1

2 comments:

Koelpien said...

Jon,

Did you change the sub-title of your blog? I seem to recall it saying something differently...

Jon Trott said...

Hehehe... yes. I was tired of the "...after 2004 election" stuff, and ended up retooling the whole paragraph to some degree.