Sherlock Holmes would have had no difficulty in saying: “Elementary, my dear Abdullah!”

And it is: I mean “elementary” indeed.

I am referring to the fact that every Muslim man, woman and child must love the land of their birth and domicile.

That means the place they are born as well as the place where they live.

And they must love every piece of God Almighty’s earth, which he, explicitly and with great pomp and publicity, created for them.

The Qur’an makes it repeatedly clear that God created the earth and everything in and on it for them: for the entire human family.

So being good stewards and custodians of this earth and all things in it is a basic human requirement. [...]