The fact that electronic media has a lot of advantages is not a mystery. About everyone who lives in the modern era knows about electronic media and knows that electronic media has a large number of advantages. What is electronic media you ask? Well, electronic media is the most recently discovered type of media. Electronic media is displayed and made available to a person through mediums that use electricity in order to work. Electronic media includes television, mobile phones, computers and the internet. Electronic media is a type of media that is capable of displaying audio, video and text through mediums such as televisions and computers.
The list of the benefits of electronic media is indeed vast. However, there are some people, such as Muslims, who do not consider electronic media to be something that is good and refuse to embrace electronic media. Well, the reason why Muslims do not consider electronic media to be something that is good and refuse to embrace electronic media is that Islam teaches Muslims to stay away from things that might cause a person to sin or might cause a person to go astray. Everyone knows that with all the good things and benefits that electronic media brings, it also brings some specific “disadvantages.
The disadvantages include content that is not appropriate in most cases and the ability to freely access things that are not supposed to be accessed. Such advantages are the reason why not all Muslims have embraced electronic media.
How to benefit from electronic media being a Muslim?
Needless to say, there is still a considerably large part of the world’s Muslim population which has embraced electronic media and is benefitting from it. However, not all Muslims know how they can take benefits of electronic media. The following are some of the many ways how Muslims can do so.
By learning as much as they possibly can about their religion
Allah and the Holy Prophet (PBUH) have advised the Muslim Ummah to never stop learning and never stop gathering wisdom. In fact, Allah has deemed learning and gathering wisdom a Muslim’s duty which they have to fulfill until they die. A Muslim can take the benefits of electronic media by using electronic media to learn as much about the religion as they possibly can. Electronic media offers a never ending supply of wisdom and knowledge regarding all religions, including Islam. A Muslim can use electronic media such as a television or the internet in order to learn as much as they possibly can about Islam.
By communicating with other Muslims
A person can use the internet and, in some rare cases, television programs in order to communicate with other Muslims. This is one of the many ways how a person can take benefits of electronic media and is also an ideal way for Muslims who live in non-Muslim countries to communicate with their Muslim brothers and sisters from around the world. A person can chat with fellow Muslims regarding different issues in order to solve their own problems or simply know what other Muslims think about a specific issue.
Do you know of any more ways how a person can benefit from electronic media being a Muslim?