Here rationalism has been identified with virtuousness. It amounts to an integration of wisdom and goodness. So, while pointing to a lot of mysteries in the universe, Islam wants humanity to be chiefly concerned about the tenor of life in this world. So that speculative confusion does not complicate the whole process of life and subvert or pervert its very progress. Hence the suggestion to make the ‘clear verses’ the main objective of scholarly pursuits. However, it does not preclude philosophical deliberations or scientific experiments. It only seeks to emphasis the significance of facts, as against hypotheses, for a decent living on earth, leading to a higher plane of existence in heavens.