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1. ILL NATURE 25
The Value of Friendship 27
III - Natured Individuals are Resentful 29
The Prophet of Islam: The Perfect Exemplar 33
2.OPTIMISM 39
Trust and Peace of Mind
The Effects of Optimism
Islam Calls for Optimism and Trust
3.PESSIMISM
53
The Bright and Dark Points Life
The Negative Effects of Pessimism
Islam Verses Pessimism
60
4.LYING 67
The Position of Manners in Society
The Disadvantages of Lying
Lying is Prohibited by Religion
5.HYPOCRISY
81
Endeavor to Cherish Your Personality
Hypocrisy: The Ugliest Trait
Burn Down the Dwellings of Hypocrisy
6.SLANDER
95
A Society Polluted with Sins
The Disadvantages of Slander
What Causes Slander to Spread
100
Religion Verses LII Manners
7.FAULT - FINDING
107
I ignorance of One’s Own Faults
The Sarcastic and the Insulters
Religious Teachings Verses Sarcasm
113
8.ENVY 119
An Enigmatic and Corrupt Desire! 121
The Envious Burn in the Fire of
Failure and Deprivation
123
Religion Verses Envy 125
9. CONCEIT 131
The Light of Love in the Horizon of Life 133
Conceit leads to People’s Resentment 135
Our Leaders and Modesty 138
10. OPPRESSION 143
The Role of Justice in Society 145
The Destructive Flames of Oppression 147
The Role of Religion in Fighting
Oppression and Oppressors
149
11. ENMITY AND HATRED 153
Why Should We Not Forgive 9155
Setbacks Caused by Enmity 157
Imam Sajjad’s Reaction to Those
Who Mistreated Him
161
12.ANGER 169
Advantages of Self-Control 171
The Diverse Consequences of Anger 173
Guidance from the Leaders of Religion 175
13. BREACH OF PROMISE 181
Various Responsibilities 183
The Importance of Vows and Disadvantages Violating Them 185
Islam Prohibits Breach of Promise 188
14. TREACHERY 193
Mutual Trust and Performing Duties 195
Treachery and its Faults 197
Religion Condemns Treason 199
15.MISERL INESS 205
Cooperation and Assistance 207
Miserliness Annihilates Affections 208
A Glance at Leaders’ Views on Miserliness 211
16. GREED 215
On the Necessities of Life 217
A Greedy Person in Never Satisfied 219
Fair Distribution in Islam 223
17. DISPUTING 227
Radical Self-Love 229
What Do We Achieve from Arguments 230
A Glance at the Words of Leaders

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