circles spheres and ellipses all suggest one basic thng : a ring-like path.
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Submitted by bayezid (Bangladesh), Jan 7, 2009 at 04:48
again, need i remind you that we were discussing about the quran and its signs.
Well, what would you rather hear - that it was shrinking? Or maybe static? of course you'd say it was expanding. There's only 3 choices - the first one doesn't bear thinking about."
the point here was to show you how a scintillating scientific evidence for the nature of the universe was mentioned by ALLAH in the quran 1400 years ago. yet another proof that quran was not based on observation of human beings.
well until the mid 1900s the people did not have an accurate info regarding the universe. many were still holding the fossil of a belief that the universe was static. thats right they all thought it was static. later they discovered and exclaimed 'oh no, were wrong again lke always, the universe is expanding.'
but already knwn fact. as a sign of ALLAH in the quran.
>> But if the Koran says the Sun's movement circular (which it is not saying) - then it is telling you something false. It's real movement is an extremely elongated lopsided spiral."
spherical , spiral, elliptical all suggest the one basic fact : roundabout ! having a circumference. its not going zig zag, its not going up and down, its not going back and forth in a line, but its following a path resembling a circle more or less.
ALLAH shows us this sign of HIS creation by saying the same thing. the arabic word translated into english dosent strictly mean a geometric sphere. it suggests something roundish. thats he path for the sun.
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