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Old 10-30-2010, 04:59 AM
 
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Old 10-30-2010, 02:26 PM
 
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This is nothing more than the typical religious apologist twisting the words of their holy text to try and fit what science claims. This is no different than fundamentalist christians whom claim the bible talks about dinosaurs because it uses the word behemoth. Neither the qur'an nor any other holy text have anything scientific in it.
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Old 10-30-2010, 03:26 PM
 
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All of the qurans "accurate facts" can be easily explained by simple observation or by selective interpretation.
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Old 10-31-2010, 05:39 AM
 
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This is nothing more than the typical religious apologist twisting the words of their holy text to try and fit what science claims. This is no different than fundamentalist christians whom claim the bible talks about dinosaurs because it uses the word behemoth. Neither the qur'an nor any other holy text have anything scientific in it.
Oh, who is twisting here

what dinosaurs do with this ?
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Old 10-31-2010, 11:09 AM
 
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The same sort of thing is done with the writings of Nostradamus, astrological symbolism, and, of course, Revelations in the Bible. The psychological trick is: When you already know what patterns you are looking for, you will be likely to see them whenever you specifically look for them.

Our brains are natural pattern-recognizers. When you combine this with a desire to find meaning or significance in one's life, or a desire for something mystical to be true, it is easy to see the patterns you want to see in the places where seeing them would satisfy this desire for deeper meaning.

I don't want to imply that this is always bad. Our pattern-recognizing/meaning-searching capacities are important, not just biologically, but spiritually as well. The problem is not that we see patterns; the problem is that we assume that our patterns are the one and only objectively true patterns. I would say, instead, that the "truth" of some patterns might be relative to a perspective. What is truly meaningful synchronicity to one person might, just as truly, be mere coincidence to another.

Quran, the Christian Bible, Nostradamus, astrology, Tarot cards, tea leaves, etc. The tendency for many people is to say either (1) They are all equally meaningless or (2) One and only one system of spiritual interpretation provides objectively true spiritual insight.

I prefer a third alternative: (3) Any one or more system of spiritual inspiration can lead to genuine insights for some people. A set of dots can be connected in many different ways. The dots are objectively real, the possibilities for connection are objectively real, and the need to connect the dots is objectively real. A few core connections might have to be made by everyone in order to live practically and reasonably in the world. But beyond that, every way of connecting the dots is meaningful from some perspective. There is no one way of connecting the dots that is ultimately the best for every person.

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Old 10-31-2010, 11:23 AM
 
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COMPATIBLE OR INCOMPATIBLE?
http://www.sunnahonline.com/ilm/quran/qms.pdf
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Old 11-01-2010, 09:47 AM
 
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Old 11-01-2010, 10:11 AM
 
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Oh, who is twisting here

what dinosaurs do with this ?
It means that the video is no different than the christians whom say the bible speaks of dinosaurs. Just like the bible, the Qur'an has nothing scientific in it.
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Old 11-01-2010, 10:26 AM
 
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It means that the video is no different than the christians whom say the bible speaks of dinosaurs. Just like the bible, the Qur'an has nothing scientific in it.

Just unlike the bible, the Qur'an has nothing contradict science in it
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Old 11-02-2010, 06:17 AM
 
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As Quran is NON-man-made, it is impossible to find a single simple mistake.

Many people have tried
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