He was teaching me patience

“And not equal are the good deed and the bad. Repel [evil] by that [deed] which is better; and thereupon the one whom between you and him is enmity [will become] as though he was a devoted friend.
But none is granted it except those who are patient, and none is granted it except one having a great portion [of good].”
Quran 41:34-35

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What is a woman?

The Cambridge dictionary gives the following definitions:
“Man: an adult male human being.”
“Woman: an adult female human being.”
As to male and female, it gives the following definitions that apply also to non-humans.
“Male: belonging or relating to the sex that fertilizes eggs and does not produce babies or eggs itself.”
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A Prophet’s letter to a ruler

“In the name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful.

From Muhammad the servant of Allah and His Messenger to Heraclius, the great ruler of the Romans.

Peace be upon the one who follows Guidance.

I am calling you with the call of Islam.
Be a Muslim and you will be safe;
Be a Muslim and Allah will double your reward;
But if you turn away, you shall bear the sins of the Arisiyyin.
“O People of the Scriptures! Come to a word common to you and us that we worship none but Allah and that we associate nothing in worship with Him, and that none of us shall take others as Lords beside Allah. Then if they turn away, say: Bear witness that we are Muslims.”

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Medical care

Medical care should be free for all.
It suffices to see the failure of the US system in this respect.
The common person in the US lives in a perpetual dream.
It is appalling to hear an MP proposing to charge the common people for health care.
The NHS is paid for by the tax system, which is monies collected from the common workers. As to the rich, they have ways to avoid payments.
In short, the NHS suffered and still suffers from the privatisation of some of its services.

London’s exorbitant charges

Currently, London’s public transportation in very expensive and not reliable.
You just need to compare it to Frankfurt or Paris.
Do not compare it to the likes of Tokyo. There, they are light years ahead of London.
The solution of those in charge in London is to extract astronomical fees from car users in the name of global warming and pollution decrease!
In other words, they do not have the know how in making public transportation reliable and reasonably priced, so it is cheaper than car transportation and better for the environment.