The contemporary world is passing through a period of utmost confusion and unrest. The human values of morality have disappeared. Materialism and sensualism are rampant. The differences of race, colour and nationality are reigning over the face of the so-called advanced civilization
Our life in this temporary abode is for a sublime purpose. It is to recognise our Creator and Sustainer, Allah Ta'ala, and to establish His Deen on earth.
While fulfilling one's purpose and object of life, one will also need to acquire the necessities of life since this world is a place of means. The earning of a livelihood is thus a necessity for which one requires basic life skills — reading, writing, calculating and all that follows thereafter.