The Importance Of Cheating In Islam

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A1: Ethic is the branch of physiology that decides the concept of what is wrong and what is right. Defining what falls under ethic is very difficult. Something that is right for one person may not be the most apt method for another. Deontological ethics acknowledge that the action and its outcome are both independent of each other. There is no circumstance in which the best way out would be being selfish. Let us assume that a student is tempted to cheat during his tests. It is very important for him to get good grades. These better grades would make him and his parents proud and happy. Considering that cheating in his exams would not lead him to any penalty because the teachers trust him and he won’t be caught in his act. Cheating and scoring…show more content…
Islam guides a person to follow the path of truthfulness. This means that the person who accepts the guidance of Islam has to preclude cheating in any form. The prophet of Islam (May the mercy and blessings of god be upon him) said: “Whoever cheats us is not one of us.”(Saheeh Muslim). The members of Muslim society are blessed with honesty and loyalty. Cheating is a foreign character that contrasts with the true and noble character of Muslims. Cheating is considered an odious sin from the view of Islamic ethics. It is a shameful act for the guilty person, both in this world and the world that awaits us. The prophet of Islam (May the mercy and blessings of god be upon him) announced that these people would be excluded from the community. He also declared that on the Day of Judgment, the guilty person would be hoisting the flag displaying his sins on his shoulder. "Every traitor will have a banner on the Day of Resurrection and it will be said: This is the betrayer of so-and-so." (Saheeh Al-Bukhari). Thus, we Muslims are sensitive enough to avoid cheating and using fraud methods to be successful. The ethics from Muslim perspective does not allow any form of

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