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What Am I Worth 3; Worth Investing?

" In the original Proposition What Am I Worth, a Man's worth is assessed in the light of the fact that Allah had created the day, the night, the sun and the moon, the wind and the cattle, all for us humans.

In continuation to the proposition, What Am I Worth 2 (Too) we see that we are worth taking pride in ourselves irrespective of our shortcomings, because Prophet (SAW) was one of us, a human.

Here we see worth in a different perspective.

We as investors will always invest in projects which will earn us a higher Rate of Return. For example, if you have a choice between 2 projects to invest into, Project A with an IRR of 17% or Project B with an IRR of 25%, you as a prudent investor will invest in Project B because every Rupee 100 you invest will get you a Rupee 125 return or Rupee 25 profit, vs a Rupees 17 profit in project A.

Project B has a higher rate of return. The more you give into it, the more you will get out of it. Project B has higher potential and thus will always attract investors. The worth of Project B is greater because it gives back greater. We will always invest in projects which have a greater worth.

This is how we gauge the worth of something, by its potential to give back. I wonder if Allah gauges us in similar ways.

Surely Allah invests in all of us, and it is we who then show our real worth through the returns we give.

Every man has a worth, but what matters is that this worth is being gauged by which eyes?

If the world considers someone as a saint but he is a sinner before God, then he is worthless. If the world considers someone as a Baaghi (rebel), but Allah considers him to be the Prince of Paradise (AS), then he is worth dieing for.

The question I need to ask now is, Am I worth investing into? "

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