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Old 10-07-2007, 01:02 AM
 
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Peace and blessings be upon all of you,

I am very amazed by some verses of The Holy Quran which I believe is the words of God Almighty, because its not possible for a human (Mohammad (PBUH)) to write such things 1400 years ago.




THE CONQUEST OF SPACE

Humanity's exploration of space was accelerated with the Soviet satellite Sputnik on 4 October 1957, which carried aloft the first man to ever leave Earth's atmosphere: Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin. On 20 July 1969, the American astronaut Neil Armstrong became the first human being ever to set foot on the Moon.

In fact, the Qur'an revealed that such developments and achievements would one day be realized. For instance, Allah draws our attention to this in the following verse:

"O company of Jinns and human beings, if you can penetrate regions of the heavens and the earth, then penetrate them! You will not penetrate them save with a Power." (Qur'an, 55:33)

The Arabic word sultan, translated here as "Power" has other meanings as well: force, sovereignty or dominion. Careful examination reveals that the above verse emphasizes that humanity will be able to move into the depths of Earth and sky, but only with a superior power. In all likelihood, this superior power is the superior technology employed in the twentieth century, for it enabled scientists to achieve this great feat.



2) The other two verses are taken from sura 15, (verses 14 and 15). God is speaking of the unbelievers in Makka, as the context of this passage in the sura shows:

"Even if We opened unto them a gate to Heaven and they were to continue ascending therein, they would say: our sight is confused as in drunkenness. Nay, we are people bewitched." (Qur'an, 15:14:15)

The above expresses astonishment at a remarkable spectacle, different from anything man could imagine.

The conditional sentence is introduced here by the word lau which expresses a hypothesis that could never be realized as far as it concerned the people mentioned in these verses.

When talking of the conquest of space therefore, we have two passages in the text of the Qur'an: one of them refers to what will one day become a reality thanks to the powers of intelligence and ingenuity God will give to man, and the other describes an event that the unbelievers in Makka will never witness, hence its character of a condition never to be realized. The event will however be seen by others, as intimated in the first verse quoted above. It describes the human reactions to the unexpected spectacle that travelers in space will see: their confused sight, as in drunkenness, the feeling of being bewitched...

This is exactly how astronauts have experienced this remarkable adventure since the first human space flight around the world in 1961. It is known in actual fact how once one is above the Earth's atmosphere, the Heavens no longer have the azure appearance we see from Earth, which results from phenomena of absorption of the Sun's light into the layers of the atmosphere. The human observer in space above the Earth's atmosphere sees a black sky and the Earth seems to be surrounded by a halo of bluish color due to the same phenomena of absorption of light by the Earth's atmosphere. The Moon has no atmosphere, however, and therefore appears in its true colors against the black background of the sky. It is a completely new spectacle therefore that presents itself to men in space, and the photographs of this spectacle are well known to present-day man.

How can an uneducated person who lived 1400 years ago say something which is discovered in the modern time by scientists?

Now you guys tell me if this is the words of our creator or not?

 
Old 10-07-2007, 06:41 AM
 
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Very interesting, Truth. I have heard some people explain that Ezekiels fiery chariot also described as a wheel within a wheel referred to the space ship he left the earth in...People probably misinterpret the Quran the same way they misinterpret the Bible for whatever reasons of their own...
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