If we are silly enough to allow people to rip us off, the smart beggars will rip us off.
All human beings need to make money to survive, to live well and even to get rich. This is not a crime. The doctor will cure the sick to make his money. The mechanic will repair your car to make money. The doctor must constantly upgrade and improve his medical knowledge to keep his patients. The same with the car mechanic - he must keep up with the latest car models.
But what will the "religious guru" do to make money ? (which he should not in the first place - according to the Quran above)?
He will sell kismis ajaib, shariah compliancy, halal certification, kursus kahwin and this and that. And how does he keep up with the competition? "My ajaib is better than your ajaib", "my halal is more halal than yours", "my shariah compliancy is better than yours" etc.
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