The concept of haram or forbidden acts can be explained as under-utilization of the human mind. Men and women tend to under-utilize their potentials when they spend time in wasteful activities like merrymaking and other frivolous forms of entertainment. Proper utilization of human abilities can yield fruitful results. The modern mind has to be addressed in modern terminology. By replacing terms like haram with under-utilization of the mind, it becomes easily acceptable and understandable to the modern mind. One can relate with the concept of under-utilization of one’s mind. Thus the idea of unlawful acts can be conveyed to people in a way they can understand it.