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Don't Follow the Crowd - be Yourself!

Do not transform yourself into someone else: do not mimic others. Many are those that feign to forget their own voices, movements, idiosyncrasies, and habits, in order to imitate others in their ways. Among the consequences of such behaviour are artificiality, unhappiness, and a destruction of one's own entity.

From Adam to the last born baby, no two people are exactly the same in appearance. Why then should they be the same in mannerisms and tastes?
You are unique - none have been like you in the past and none shall be like you in the future. 

You are totally different from Zayd and `Umar, Amina and Sumayyah, so do not force upon yourself the blind following and imitation of others.
Go forth according to your own nature and disposition.

Be as you were created and do not change your voice or modify your walk.Cultivate your personality by following what is found in revelation, but do not render your existence void by imitating others and by depriving yourself of your individuality.

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KENAKALAN REMAJA DARIPADA PERSPEKTIF ISLAM

KENAKALAN REMAJA DARIPADA PERSPEKTIF ISLAM

Oleh: Ghafani bin Awang Teh

Kenakalan remaja (Juvenile Delinquence) adalah merujuk kepada perbuatan dan aktiviti remaja yang berlawanan dengan norma-norma masyarakat, undang-undang negara dan agama, seperti mencuri, merompak, merogol, berzina, membunuh, menagih dadah, menderhaka kepada kedua ibu bapa dan seumpamanya. Perbuatan remaja dikatakan nakal kerana remaja dianggap belum matang, belum dewasa dan perbuatan jenayah yang mereka lakukan tidak dikenakan hukuman berat. Hukuman yang dijatuhkan kepada mereka ialah remaja itu ditempatkan di pusat-pusat pemulihan akhlak dan diberi pendidikan khas.

Ahli-ahli sains sosial berbeza-beza pendapat tentang had umur remaja. Ada yang mengatakan alam remaja di antara 10 – 18 tahun atau 13 tahun – 12 tahun. Menurut Islam, kanak-kanak mula dapat membezakan perkara yang baik dan buruk setelah mencapai mumaiyiz iaitu berumur tujuh tahun. Pada ketika inilah ibu bapa atau penjaganya patut melatih anak mengerjakan …