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This tidal wave of atheism, which dominates the east and west of Europe, which in extension has transmitted the infection to the rest of the world, may have left corruption in human life at a level which is unparalleled in the history of mankind. This is because the affairs and issues of the  world today have overlapped and intertwined in such a way that the entire world is seen to be a global village such that  whatever is happening in any part of it necessarily affects the rest parts. So, the situation is this serious and to this extent!

God says in Qur'an:

ظَهَرَ الْفَسَادُ فِي الْبَرِّ وَالْبَحْرِ بِمَا كَسَبَتْ أَيْدِي النَّاسِ لِيُذِيقَهُمْ بَعْضَ الَّذِي عَمِلُوا لَعَلَّهُمْ يَرْجِعُونَ

Which can be translated as: "Evil (sins and disobedience of Allah)  has appeared on land and sea, because of what the hands of men have earned (by oppression and evil deeds) that He (Allah) may make them taste  a part of that which they have done , in order that they may return (by repenting to Allah and begging His pardon" [Q30 : 41].

Is there any action that can be worse than atheism? And is there any corruption greater than the corruption caused by it?

Here are some of the consequences of this grave sin against God:

1. The Elimination of spiritual values ​​and moral ideals:

The man who does not believe in the existence of God, it is imperative that his moral standards and values will degenerate ​​, and his view of everything in this life. This is because it is faith that strengthens the spiritual side of the human kind and ties him with upholding moral ideals, as it links the human heart to God.

The believer is the one who knows the real guidance for life on earth, because God says to him:

وَمَا خَلَقْتُ الْجِنَّ وَالْإِنْسَ إِلَّا لِيَعْبُدُونِ

Which can be translated as: "I have not created the jinn and mankind except but to worship Me". (Q51 : 56).

He comes to know from the above verse that he was created to worship Allah not to worship something else other than Allah.

The man, in his innate character does need to worship,; that is how Allah has created him; as a worshipper … and worship an integral part of his nature. So, it is either we worship Allah, or something else other than Allah.


The servant of Allah  is committed to obeying Him, and carry out His orders, wherein he attains a life of uprightness in this world and the felicities of the hereafter because Allah guides him in His book and traditions of the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) to the best of moral character; to do good and avoid evil, to love for his brother and neigbour what he loves for himself

But if he does not worship Allah, then he would inevitably worship something else, maybe  human beings like him, who will make legislation for him with his whims and caprices and which he will obey. Or he would worship his desires .. lust for money or lust for sex or lust for power. Or, he  in fact would worship Satan; because he (Satan) is the real deity worshiped by anyone who does not worship  God:

أَلَمْ أَعْهَدْ إِلَيْكُمْ يَا بَنِي آَدَمَ أَنْ لَا تَعْبُدُوا الشَّيْطَانَ إِنَّهُ لَكُمْ عَدُوٌّ مُبِينٌ . وَأَنِ اعْبُدُونِي هَذَا صِرَاطٌ مُسْتَقِيمٌ

"Did I not charge you, O ye sons of Adam, that you should not worship Shaitan (the devil), he is to you an avowed enemy, and that you should worship Me,  this Straight Path". (Q 6: 60.61).

Let's look at atheists in the east and west of the world, what do they worship, and towards whom are their worships geared?

The communist is a worshiper or slave of the state, the communist regime, and the ruling party, and the leader, because he cannot open his mouth to make a single degrading word or comment  against one of the aforementioned. He could dare that only when he is ready for death. So, whether he likes it or not, he remains in slavery and servitude to these masters of his, all just for a morsel of bread, in order to live.

As for the Westerner, he is a slave of money, and lusts. It is money that moves and drives him. He will never make a move except for material gain. Money becomes the value of which a man is made of. His presence and stature in the community as much are mortgaged to the amount of money he has or how wealthy he is. God, Allah the Almighty says:

إِنَّ أَكْرَمَكُمْ عِنْدَ اللَّهِ أَتْقَاكُمْ إِنَّ اللَّهَ عَلِيمٌ خَبِيرٌ

Which can be translated as: "The most honourable among you in the sight of God is the most pious". (Q.49 : 13).

2.  An imbalance in human life , anxiety and psychological conflict:

Allah said:

لَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنْسَانَ فِي أَحْسَنِ تَقْوِيمٍ (4) ثُمَّ رَدَدْنَاهُ أَسْفَلَ سَافِلِينَ (5) إِلَّا الَّذِينَ آَمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ فَلَهُمْ أَجْرٌ غَيْرُ مَمْنُونٍ (6)

Which can be translated as: "We created man in the best stature (mould). Then We reduced him to the lowest of the low. Except those who believe (in the Islamic Monotheism) and do righteous deeds. Then they shall have an unfailing reward (without ending; the Paradise)". (Q.95 : 4-6).

No man can keep his nature on which God created him "in the best stature" if he forsakes or stay far away from the path of God. Rather, at such, he loses his balance and falls within those designated as "the lowest of the low".

It is faith and believe in the Islamic monotheism that protects and saves the balance between the two elements that man is composed of; God said:

إِذْ قَالَ رَبُّكَ لِلْمَلَائِكَةِ إِنِّي خَالِقٌ بَشَرًا مِنْ طِينٍ (71) فَإِذَا سَوَّيْتُهُ وَنَفَخْتُ فِيهِ مِنْ رُوحِي فَقَعُوا لَهُ سَاجِدِينَ (72)

Which can be translated to mean: "(Remember) when your Lord said to the angels: "Truly, I am going to create man from clay. So, when I have fashioned him and breathed into him (his) soul created by Me then you should fall down and prostrate to him". (Q.38 : 71.72).

So, man is created from a grip of the clay from the earth and a breath from the Spirit of God.

And when one disbelieves in the existence of God Allah, he closes the window from which the gets the light of God, leaving him only the dullness and obscurity of the mud and the blindness of reasoning, i.e. he is left only with materialism . All he craves are the demands of the flesh, the pleasures of the flesh and the desires of the earth. In the end, man loses his humanity and relegates himself  back to the level the animal, rather the worst of the animal;

أُولَئِكَ كَالْأَنْعَامِ بَلْ هُمْ أَضَلُّ أُولَئِكَ هُمُ الْغَافِلُونَ

"They are like cattle, nay even more astray; those! They are the heedless ones". (Q.7 : 179).

Other effects of atheism would include:

·        The Elimination of conscience: A situation where a nation would intentionally throw away surplus wheat harvest from its farms into rivers and seas in order that the market price will not to fall, while millions of people in parts of the world are starving and have no grain of wheat. Where is the conscience in that?

·         Insecurity and the disruption of peace in the global community: Perhaps the image of the world today is in the worst picture of it in history .. Take a look at the first World War, which killed ten millions of young people, and the Second World War, which killed forty million people .. did these wars settle the conditions of the world between the wars or before or after it to this moment? No!

·         Corruption of human nature and landing to the level of animals

·        Propensity to criminality

·         Selfishness and individualism, and a host other negative impacts of atheism on man which time will not permit us to mention in this write up.


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