The Degeneration of Human Relations
The hadiths also mention the destruction
of social relations between people:
among the signs of the Last Hour is
the greeting [Salaam] is limited to
those known only. (Ibn Ahmad Hanbal)
Hour will not come until hearts become
strangers, words become apart, and
brothers adhere to other religions.
Hour will not come until special people,
rather than ordinary people, are saluted.
(Mukhtasar Tazkirah al-Qurtubi, p.
ties with kin is among the signs of
the Last Hour.
(Ibn Ahmad Hanbal)