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drahmad1989 | Student, Undergraduate | Valedictorian

Posted January 21, 2012 at 1:36 PM via web

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How we can find the origin of life?

what is main purpose for creating Us? only for our parents sexual desires take us here or any serious purpose for the creation of human beings ?

If some one have sold reason for our creation then plz

BIGBANG theories and all others related with origin of life are  not acceptable in any manner as we see; life come into existence by combining some elements or gases , question arises here from where gases come into being . So is there any CREATOR of the world?

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pohnpei397 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

Posted January 21, 2012 at 2:17 PM (Answer #2)

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There's no way to know (for the second part of your question) is there?  I mean, I have no solid reason to use to argue that we were created by some god.  But then again, is there any solid reason that we were not created by a god?  After all, other explanations (that the universe was just there, etc) seem equally implausible.

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vangoghfan | College Teacher | (Level 2) Educator Emeritus

Posted January 21, 2012 at 3:19 PM (Answer #3)

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This is one of those questions that makes my brain hurt.  If there is a god, he/she/it does not seem to be the kind of figure described by most human religions. At the very least, traditional creation narratives don't seem plausible, given the available evidence and traditional interpretations of those narratives. It seems extremely unlikely, for instance, that the earth is only about 6000 years old.

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drahmad1989 | Student, Undergraduate | Valedictorian

Posted January 21, 2012 at 4:42 PM (Answer #4)

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Thanks for taking interest in this topic . I always in search to know about myself (as a human being) .I hope you all never hurt with me asking such questions.thanks

I find some similarities in this world which shows a litlle that ANY ONE IS THERE WHO OPERATE ALL THIS SYSTEM.

ALL THINKERS MUST NEED TO WATCH NEAR THEM AND FIND SIMILARITIES WHICH ARE SAME IN THE WHOLE UNIVERSE.

and one more question from my respected elders :

Is it any research at the moon on any creature of our world?

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beefheart | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted January 21, 2012 at 8:21 PM (Answer #5)

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Life originated very slowly and simply. It evolved from simple organic chemicals. I don't believe that we were created by God because our bodies contain lots of bad design.

  • Our teeth are badly designed.
  • Our eyes are badly designed.
  • Our lower back is badly designed
  • Our knees are badly designed
  • Our appendix is useless and often kills us.
  • The method for human birth is badly designed
  • etc

Why would a perfect creator create such a badly designed creation? (And why did he create viruses? They serve no purpose except suffering.) Why is the evidence for evolution so incredibly extensive and accurate if we didn't evolve?

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literaturenerd | High School Teacher | (Level 2) Educator Emeritus

Posted January 21, 2012 at 10:27 PM (Answer #6)

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I guess that my answer to the question is not really going to be an answer. Given that you are asking for a solid reason for life, I do not think that there is one. I think that, like many things, we simply exist. This is one of those things that we will never understand. The more important question, for me, is what do we do with our existence? Given that we cannot explain why we exist, we need to consider how to exist instead.

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drahmad1989 | Student, Undergraduate | Valedictorian

Posted January 21, 2012 at 11:26 PM (Answer #7)

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I think nothing is exist without any purpose .

As we see we die and our all works closed. Before death we have to do some thing in life more and more.

.:beefheart: I want to ask How our body is badly designed ?

Because I am very satified with my body .

Even I have teeth to eat and this shape make me able to eat many things like 4 front teeths ( Incisors)  for capturing food, and after this we have Canins to tore Flesh , and  afetr this Mollar ,this also help in making food digestable.

about your question related with the creation of virus ...... As we see before this knowledge of bacteria we was in thinking that some little organisms makes diseases or else , after this now we are able to understand bacteria . I hope we in future must be able to understand the role of virus too. hope you get right answer.

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beefheart | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted January 22, 2012 at 2:24 AM (Answer #8)

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Human Teeth are very badly designed because they rot and become infected from the inside and at the roots. These infections spread to the brain. Nowadays, with modern dentistry, we can operate on our teeth and help ourselves. But historically, a large percentage of humans died from tooth infections which spread into the brain and blood. Human teeth are a rubbish design. In fact mammalian teeth generally suffer from this problem. The role of viruses is well understood. Their "purpose" in life is to inject their DNA into other cells and make copies. That's it. But they very often kill the host. So a virus is a semi-living thing which can kill millions of people for no real purpose or reason. Why would a good god design such a useless, destructive thing???
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accessteacher | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

Posted January 22, 2012 at 6:56 PM (Answer #9)

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This is clearly a big question and I am very pleased to see it on the discussion board as you will find a variety of responses. What is key to realise is that everybody will have their own opinions on this depending on their own beliefs and values. Christians for example would say that life started through an act of God, a divine being, and that our life's purpose is to glorify him and live in relationship with him. Others however would come up with a different response.

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enotechris | College Teacher | (Level 2) Senior Educator

Posted January 22, 2012 at 7:20 PM (Answer #10)

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Finding the origin of life and determining the reason for our creation are two different things.  The origin of life will be difficult to determine, because we have as yet not defined what life is -- and it's something that seems to evade a tidy description. As science progresses, there may be a definitive answer as to what life is, and what life is not -- with that in hand, we would have a better idea as to life's origins.  The reason there is life (and everyone agrees that there is life) falls into the area of philosophers.

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drahmad1989 | Student, Undergraduate | Valedictorian

Posted January 23, 2012 at 12:55 AM (Answer #11)

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Beef heart about your explanation of teeth design:

May be you agree with me or may not . But I hope you never mind my explantion as you are an educated man than me .

Dear In every aspect of life if you exceed your limits you definitly get harm, so same in the case of teeth if you cross limits of eating food or using teeth then they can make it danger for you.

As if you use much SUGAR then you deifinitly get disease of Diabetis.

In all aspects of life their are certain limits which make us limited .

About God : He is Almighty and too Big that we can not imagine about Him . Because He is Creater and we are creation. No robot or any your effort can catch you ( Is computer is superior then a Human being while we make super computers and this is our creation?)

Our mind is too narrow that we are not able to handle all ideas about Him.

As you see no one can put a sea into bottle . same condition with us we are small bottles and He is like a Sea ( not sea, this example is only to explain my point) , Did you follow my points ?

I already feel sorry if any one hurt or mind my words so plz forgive me because I have some thrust of knowledge in my self.

Thanks all.

Ahmad

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beefheart | Student, Undergraduate | Honors

Posted January 23, 2012 at 6:26 AM (Answer #12)

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Thank you for your kind words, Ahmad. We see the world differently. I don't see God. I see beauty and I see wonder all around me, but I don't see this 'God' which the Priests and Mullahs always try to sell to me. I don't believe their explanations of where life came from or where we go when we die. I don't think they have any special magic answers from God. So, instead, I listen to what we have learned by observation and experiment, because I know they are true.
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frizzyperm | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted January 25, 2012 at 5:27 PM (Answer #13)

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By pure good fortune I have just found an upload on Youtube of a truly brilliant, user-friendly series from The BBC called 'The Cell'. It is a brain-popping, 3-part documentary about cells and their function. I'd truly recommend you watch the whole series (three hours very well spent). The link below is to the 3rd and final episode and it focuses on abiogenesis, the origin of life. It is not an 'unfathomable mystery', it is bio-chemistry.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLaCqXgmiqg&feature=g-u-u&context=G24af900FUAAAAAAALAA

 

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jaeshaan | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 6, 2012 at 3:37 PM (Answer #14)

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Everyone will have their own beliefs, whether it's firm or vague. But what one chooses to believe, in my opinion, is based on what they've experienced OR what they've been taught in their life.

If someone chooses to follow and trust science wholeheartedly that is their choice. The origin of life may be be explained by science to an extent by theories based on scientific fact, and who can criticise such facts as they stare at your face, so to speak? But as I've said, what we believe in is our own choice; what the truth is, as to the origin of life and therefore it's purpose to mankind, will be man's opinion if man is left to ponder on his own accord.

 

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jaeshaan | eNotes Newbie

Posted February 6, 2012 at 3:41 PM (Answer #15)

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Please read the below expression of my opinionwith an open mind; I don't intend to offend anyone. :)

I've always believed in God, but even then I questioned such things such as the purpose of life, especially when facing hardship. But I have come to believe this: God provided us (man) choice to exercise our free will or volition. But we chose to disobey God, so in essence, we live in a world which satan has dominion over. Stubborn opinions, atheism etc. are not from God, they are from satan. How can one question the integrity of the God of love when they have not experienced God's presence but have been subject to the dillusion of satan who is out to kill, destroy and rob?

I can testify that God does exist, and moreover Jesus is alive, not because I'm a christian (I hated christianity before), but because God opened my eyes and ears to miracles, which were once blocked to see and hear testimonies by this worldly world of satan.

 

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najm1947 | Elementary School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 10, 2012 at 12:36 AM (Answer #18)

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I find a contradiction in post 5 and post 12 of beefheart. Post 5 states that “I don't believe that we were created by God because our bodies contain lots of bad design.” Beefheart mentions teeth, eyes, and the method of human birth etc as bad designs. In post 12, beefheart states “I see beauty and I see wonders all around me …..”. I wonder how a person can have such a beautiful brain to see beauty and wonders all around when everything else in the body  is so badly designed.

A wonderful brain with the rest of the body so badly designed – unbelievable! There has to be a creator, the God, for creating the most complex organ of human body and if any other part is bad, it is surely the user’s doing.

In a lighter note, I would liike to refer to the link given below shows two siblings talking in the womb as:

“Hey, brother! Do you think a life after birth? Do you believe in Mom?”

“Nah, I don’t believe in these things, ….Have you ever seen Mom?”

http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=10150537603304861&set=a.450845009860.251586.547789860&type=1&theater

I hope, the dialogue explains my viewpoint on the origin of life.

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najm1947 | Elementary School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 10, 2012 at 1:40 PM (Answer #19)

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Frizzyperm: I watched BBC documentary you referred and don't find any thing new intrinsically. The messenger of God Mohammad who was not a literate told all this 1400 back through the words of God. The creation in life from water is mentioned as:

“Do not they who choose disbelief see that heaven and earth were both one bound together, We then opened them out both? And out of water have We made all things living alive. Will they not then believe.” (Koran 21:30)

And God makes all animals out of water,…. God makes what He pleases, surely God is Capable of doing all He pleases.” (Koran 24:45)

The descend of living cells from the outer word to earth is mentioned with reference to Adam as:

“He says: Get down,…. , and there is a resting-place on this earth and an enjoyment for a time.” (7: 24)

And all the reasearch work is the revelation of the knowledge given to the Adam at the time of creartion having been transfered to us genetically:

And He taught man the qualities of all things…” (Koran 2:31)

I don't know where is the contradiction in modern knowledge and Islam regarding creation of every thing by the God? I would just reproduce the words of God:

"Will they not then believe.” (Koran 21:30)

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frizzyperm | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 13, 2012 at 9:28 PM (Answer #20)

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Frizzyperm: I watched BBC documentary you referred and don't find any thing new intrinsically. The messenger of God Mohammad who was not a literate told all this 1400 back through the words of God. The creation in life from water is mentioned as:

“Do not they who choose disbelief see that heaven and earth were both one bound together, We then opened them out both? And out of water have We made all things living alive. Will they not then believe.” (Koran 21:30)

And God makes all animals out of water,…. God makes what He pleases, surely God is Capable of doing all He pleases.” (Koran 24:45)

The descend of living cells from the outer word to earth is mentioned with reference to Adam as:

“He says: Get down,…. , and there is a resting-place on this earth and an enjoyment for a time.” (7: 24)

And all the reasearch work is the revelation of the knowledge given to the Adam at the time of creartion having been transfered to us genetically:

And He taught man the qualities of all things…” (Koran 2:31)

I don't know where is the contradiction in modern knowledge and Islam regarding creation of every thing by the God? I would just reproduce the words of God:

"Will they not then believe.” (Koran 21:30)

From Post 19... "I watched BBC documentary you referred and don't find any thing new intrinsically. The messenger of God Mohammad who was not a literate told all this 1400 [years] back through the words of God. The creation in life from water is mentioned as:

“Do not they who choose disbelief see that heaven and earth were both one bound together, We then opened them out both? And out of water have We made all things living alive. Will they not then believe.” (Koran 21:30)"

-Njam1947

 

Oh come, Najm. You are clutching at very thin straws. I linked you to a three hour summary of certain areas of modern cellular biology and you claim, "Mohammad knew all this" merely because the Koran suggests life is made of water? The fact that life is water-based is not exactly a divine revelation beyond the knowledge of people 1400 years ago.

I am disappointed that you would put forward such very weak evidence for such a very big claim. Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence. Correctly hypothesising that H2O is a fundamental chemical in bio-chemistry is not hard. Don't drink any water for 12 hours and it will start to become increasingly obvious. But you put this single isolated unremarkable comment in the Koran as a superior triumph of science to modern bio-chemistry. Please.

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najm1947 | Elementary School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 15, 2012 at 2:09 AM (Answer #21)

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Dear frizzyperm. I never claimed "Mohammad knew all this" in the first place. The fact remains that he was told by God that all living things were made from water. And did biochemistry existed as a science at that time? I surely mentioned:

And all the research work is the revelation of the knowledge given to the Adam at the time of creation having been transferred to us genetically:

And He taught man the qualities of all things…” (Koran 2:31)

Koran is a Code of Conduct for the mankind and NOT a Treatise of Science. God has given us wisdom to know Him and to obey Him so that the human race may live in peace. He also gave us this wisdom for the benefit of mankind. The use of this wisdom is “research”. I believe and maintain that “the knowledge of the qualities of all things” was given to Adam that is being revealed to us from time to time genetically as "throwback".

One of the stunning examples of this is the development of Aluminium Extraction process in late 19th century called the Hall Herout Method (see link below).

http://sam.davyson.com/as/physics/aluminium/site/history.html

One day the researcher may prove the "throwback of knowledge" as well and will be given well deserved credit for it. But some of us will still not believe in God, as some do not believe in Him after knowing that the cell found in a much older meteor than earth is identical to the one found on earth. After all, both the cells were created by the same all-Wise.

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frizzyperm | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 15, 2012 at 2:25 AM (Answer #22)

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Dear frizzyperm. I never claimed "Mohammad knew all this" in the first place. The fact remains that he was told by God that all living things were made from water. And did biochemistry existed as a science at that time? I surely mentioned:

And all the research work is the revelation of the knowledge given to the Adam at the time of creation having been transferred to us genetically:

And He taught man the qualities of all things…” (Koran 2:31)

Koran is a Code of Conduct for the mankind and NOT a Treatise of Science. God has given us wisdom to know Him and to obey Him so that the human race may live in peace. He also gave us this wisdom for the benefit of mankind. The use of this wisdom is “research”. I believe and maintain that “the knowledge of the qualities of all things” was given to Adam that is being revealed to us from time to time genetically as "throwback".

One of the stunning examples of this is the development of Aluminium Extraction process in late 19th century called the Hall Herout Method (see link below).

http://sam.davyson.com/as/physics/aluminium/site/history.html

One day the researcher may prove the "throwback of knowledge" as well and will be given well deserved credit for it. But some of us will still not believe in God, as some do not believe in Him after knowing that the cell found in a much older meteor than earth is identical to the one found on earth. After all, both the cells were created by the same all-Wise.

You wrote in post 19...

I watched BBC documentary you referred and don't find any thing new intrinsically. The messenger of God Mohammad who was not a literate told all this 1400 [years] back through the words of God.

I wrote in Post 20...

I linked you to a three hour summary of certain areas of modern cellular biology and you claim, "Mohammad knew all this" merely because the Koran suggests life is made of water?

You wrote in post 21...

Dear frizzyperm. I never claimed "Mohammad knew all this" in the first place.

 

I can't follow you over such impossible leaps Najm.

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najm1947 | Elementary School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 15, 2012 at 3:28 AM (Answer #23)

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Post 22: Yes! I said that I watched the documentary. Now lets see what documentary proves regarding evolution of life after all that time consuming and pains taking research. In nut shell it proves that: "The life originated in water as a cell without air and wether is on this earth or elsewhere in the Universe, this basic cell is identical." The rest of the documentary is "How it happened and what is being done to advance this knowledge for the advantage of mankind." And this is consistent with what was revealed on Mohammad in Koran that life originated in water.

As I said in post 21:

Koran is a Code of Conduct for the mankind and NOT a Treatise of Science.

Koran provides basic fact regarding creation and not the details. Can you imagine the people at the time of revelation of Koran would have understood all this with the state of knowledge at that time? The people had already been calling Mohammad names and torturing him, like they did to other prophets, for his teachings. This is not the only fact regarding creation but many others exist in Koran as well.

The details were of no use at that point in time, however, basic facts were mentioned for the generations to come. It was to tell them that what is contained in 'The Book' holds for all times to come and to prove that it is a Book by the Creator for the creation - Humans in relation to their conduct.

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frizzyperm | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 15, 2012 at 4:16 AM (Answer #24)

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Why do religious people always try to reverse-fit detailed science into the most vague statements from their old books? The Koran says,  "And out of water have We made all things living alive."

It is not surprising that Arabs living in the burning desert thought water was the stuff of life. But you watched a 3-hour documentary all you found was your 1 little line from the Koran...

[The] documentary proves regarding evolution of life after all that time consuming and pains taking research. In nut shell it proves that: "The life originated in water as a cell without air and wether is on this earth or elsewhere in the Universe, this basic cell is identical." The rest of the documentary is "How it happened and what is being done to advance this knowledge for the advantage of mankind." And this is consistent with what was revealed on Mohammad in Koran that life originated in water.

That's pretty tragic. Do you really think that the only crucial and important fact regarding the bio-chemical origin and development of life is that it took place in water? And is it impossible for anyone to imagine that life is water-based without the help of a supernatural intelligence.

(And by the way. The Koran is not a code of conduct for Mankind. It is a code of conduct for Muslims. I don't like the Koran and I don't want the Koran. Muslims have no right to say that their religious book applies to everyone.)

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najm1947 | Elementary School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 15, 2012 at 11:57 AM (Answer #25)

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If you say that the statement "And out of water have We made all things living alive" is vague, I cannot understand what is a clear statement. But what are your comments when "a 58:31 minute documentary - The Cell Episode 3 The Spark of Life (BBC)" is termed as "a three hour summary of certain areas of modern cellular biology”?

I am an engineer and I look at the facts given in the documentary as “building blocks” of Cellular Biology, the only difference is that in precision engineering these are measured in microns, whereas in Genetic Engineering these blocks are measured in nanometers. Sizes do matter physically but not conceptually, so I am not trying to reverse-fit.

Moreover, the documentary is made with the help of media and is trying to create hype as the media is doing today.

As far as your hate for Koran is concerned, that is understandable. The followers of Judaism and Christianiy have been told in their books about Mohammad and for that you may see my post 15 in Islam Vs Christianity:

http://www.enotes.com/history/discuss/islam-vs-christianity-118174?start=10.

We Muslims believe in all the prophets and all the books of God and love them all. But Jews and Christians tend to forget the words of God because Mohammad was not born in the Tribe of Isaac but in the Tribe of Ishmael – It’s natural hate for the cousin. Please don't be jealous if we follow the perfect version of Islam - The religion of Abraham. You can also opt to be one of us as well.

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frizzyperm | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 16, 2012 at 8:09 AM (Answer #27)

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As far as your hate for Koran is concerned, that is understandable. The followers of Judaism and Christianiy have been told in their books about Mohammad... - Najm

I didn't say I hate the Koran, I said I don't like it. I object to it morally, intellectually and culturally. Hate is an emotion. My reservations towards the Koran are based on reason, not emotion.

We Muslims believe in all the prophets and all the books of God and love them all. But Jews and Christians tend to forget the words of God because Mohammad was not born in the Tribe of Isaac but in the Tribe of Ishmael – It’s natural hate for the cousin. Please don't be jealous if we follow the perfect version of Islam - The religion of Abraham. You can also opt to be one of us as well.

Thank you for your kind invitation to become a Muslim, Najm. My answer is a very solid, 'No.' Not least because if I did join and then changed my mind, your punishment for that is death. I don't join organisations who expressly state that they will kill me if I try to leave. I'm funny that way.

As for Judaism and Christianity, I can't really find anything attractive about them either, to be honest. In fact, all 3 religions look remarkably similar to me. You are right when you say that you are all hateful cousins (your words). Endlessly fighting and killing each other over which of you is the one, true, holy religion of the wondrous God of Love.

It's just not for me, thanks.

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frizzyperm | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 16, 2012 at 8:20 AM (Answer #28)

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P.S.

you said,

If you say that the statement "And out of water have We made all things living alive" is vague, I cannot understand what is a clear statement.

Well Najm, I think most people would understand, "And out of water have We made all things living alive" as the author is saying that they constructed all living thing of water. But you are saying it means that all living things were constructed in water. So, it is vague in itself. But, more importantly, what I have been trying to suggest to you for the last 3 or 4 post is that it is vague as a modern, scientific explanation for the origins of life on this planet.

You are stealing the discoveries of science and retro-fitting them into the Koran. And the result is always a very tenuous and over-stretched attempt to find things in between the lines that just aren't there.

I have had this conversation with muslims many times before.

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najm1947 | Elementary School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 16, 2012 at 11:49 AM (Answer #29)

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We are beating our points Frizzzyperm. Your Contention that my words "The life originated in water..." are not consistent with the Author's words  "And out of water have We made all things living alive" is just a matter of my interpretation. I stand by the Author's words and still do not find it inconsistent with the scientific research. What is referred to as Author's words are also an English translation. The original text is in Arabic by God that stands unchanged for 1400 years unlike other Scriptures that are human versions and we don not have those in original. The discussion is not leading us anywhere constructive with our rigid approach.

I am glad you do not hate Koran but at the same time it is said: "I don't like the Koran and I don't want the Koran." The words are too strong.

Islam is a religion of peace by the very meaning of the word. Please do not attribute the word hate to me as I have always advocated love and peace. The "natural hate" I used was for the hate of Jews and Christians towards the blessed cousin Mohammad in context of jealousy. And as for as killing is concerned, I would say, "Muslims did not start crusades, they did use Nuclear Bombs, They did not wage war against Iraq raising false alarm of WMDs and they did not exterminated native Americans etc. etc. It was someone else."

Muslims are not stealing the discoveries of science but laid foundation for it (please refer to my post #40 in "Proof of God's Existence").

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frizzyperm | College Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 16, 2012 at 5:05 PM (Answer #30)

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We are beating our points Frizzzyperm. Your Contention that my words "The life originated in water..." are not consistent with the Author's words  "And out of water have We made all things living alive" is just a matter of my interpretation. I stand by the Author's words and still do not find it inconsistent with the scientific research. What is referred to as Author's words are also an English translation. The original text is in Arabic by God that stands unchanged for 1400 years unlike other Scriptures that are human versions and we don not have those in original. The discussion is not leading us anywhere constructive with our rigid approach.

I am glad you do not hate Koran but at the same time it is said: "I don't like the Koran and I don't want the Koran." The words are too strong.

Islam is a religion of peace by the very meaning of the word. Please do not attribute the word hate to me as I have always advocated love and peace. The "natural hate" I used was for the hate of Jews and Christians towards the blessed cousin Mohammad in context of jealousy. And as for as killing is concerned, I would say, "Muslims did not start crusades, they did use Nuclear Bombs, They did not wage war against Iraq raising false alarm of WMDs and they did not exterminated native Americans etc. etc. It was someone else."

Muslims are not stealing the discoveries of science but laid foundation for it (please refer to my post #40 in "Proof of God's Existence").

you said: "I don't like the Koran and I don't want the Koran." The words are too strong. - Najm

Excuse me Najm, I can see no reason why my words are too strong. They are a perfectly fair statement. Are you suggesting I have to like and want the Koran?

Islam is not exclusively a religion of peace. That is simply not true. Around the world we can see countless violent groups killing in the name of Islam. Now, you will say, "Oh, they are not real Muslims" and you will just turn a blind eye to the fact that they are finding their motivation from the Koran. Islam is only peaceful when it has complete social control, otherwise, in the wrong hands, Mohammed's book is capable of inspiring terrible religious savagery.

The "natural hate" I used was for the hate of Jews and Christians towards the blessed cousin Mohammad in context of jealousy.

You seem to be implying that Jews and Christians hate Muslims, but Muslims don't hate Jews and Christians. Please Najm, you do your religion more harm than good by presenting such black-and-white rejections of responsibility. Muhammed owned a sword. He had an army and used it (and lost battles, which is interesting). A man who starts wars is not a perfect man of peace.

Muhammad and his successors invaded their neighbors in order to impose Islam. Islam has a history of peace and a history of violence. And, most of all, Islam has a clear doctrine of muscular global ambitions.

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najm1947 | Elementary School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted February 17, 2012 at 12:07 PM (Answer #32)

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Hi! Frizzyperm:  Post 30 has completely digressed from the current subject "Origin of Life" and if it is to be discussed, let Us do it at the right forum i.e. "Islam Vs Christianity".

I have no comments to offer here as these will be irrelevant to the topic under discussion.

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rice33 | eNoter

Posted February 19, 2012 at 9:52 AM (Answer #34)

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Our Earth formed about six billion years ago from a condensation of dust and gases orbiting the young Sun.   Astronomers have observed far-away solar systems with planets in various stages of this kind of development.   Life?   As best we can tell it appeared about four billion years ago, after the crust of the Earth cooled enough to permit liquid water.   The atmosphere then contained nitrogen, methane, and other gases, but little or no oxygen.   Lightening activity was pronounced.  In the mid-twentieth century scientists subjected a mixture of gases replicating ealy Earth's atmosphere to prolonged electric discharge.   The result was a mixture of amino acids - the building blocks of life.  Over eons of time simple cells formed, eventually forming clusters, then increasing in complexity.   Primitive plant forms produced oxygen, allowing yet more diverse forms.  Selah.

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pitabasa007 | Student, Grade 10 | Honors

Posted February 20, 2012 at 11:00 AM (Answer #35)

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life has originated on earth by some hydrocarbon gases and with a big bang theory

Many theories has been suggested by many scientists but no one knows is the perfect. But this gas one by JBS Haldin is till now d appropriate one.
There r also many hypothsesis for the creation of life.
One is that life was created but God. But It is related to science in any way. So....

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