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You can't make this stuff up (or can you?) Hind's challenging challenge

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in response to reader comment: A challenge to all non Muslims and then I will bid you farewell.

Submitted by JustMe (United States), Apr 21, 2006 at 12:04

Below is Hind Samy's challenge. Her challenge is what? A challenge to see how someone can call these things in the Qur'an facts? It was challenging to look at how a religion can take verses and extract some kind of codes out of them and try to make them make sense. It's comical when you read how they do this. It's like "See, if you take this word, divide it by 5, times it by 2, (which is a significant number in Arabic), you will see that Mohammed knew all about the orbit of planets and the consistency of iron." I find it a bit nutty. You can basically do this with anything. Then they talk about the water cycle and how a couple verses describing clouds blowing around and getting dark and water coming from them proves that the Qur'an knew about the complete water cycle. Come on. Talk about reading more into something than is really there.

Submitted by Hind Samy, Apr 1, 2006 at 13:28

"Before I leave I would like to challenge all non Muslims with these facts about Islam and the Koran. Think of it as food for thought - read it, research it, ignore it, deny it, it is up to you."

Here are some 'FACTS' Hind Samy list to prove the Qur'an:

Everywhere in the world, the number of chromosomes of the male honey-bees is 16 and every female honey-bee has 32 chromosomes. On the other hand, the verse number of this sura is 128, this means; 8 times the number of chromosomes of the male honey-bee (16) and also 4 times the number of chromosomes of the female honey-bee (32).
Mathematical miracles in the Koran: --does that sound silly or what?

A day:
The figure 365 does not only represent the number of days in the calendar, but it is also the figure that shows the astronomic relationship between our world and the sun. When our world completes its round around the sun, it has revolved 365 times around its own axis. In other words, when the world has completed its cycle around the sun, this means we have lived 365 days on earth. It is important that the word "one day" has been used 365 times in the Quran, because the world's revolution around the sun takes 365 days. The exact number 365 is not accidental! This word alone is enough to show that there is a conscious order in the Quran.

The Moon:
The word moon (Qamar), is used exactly 27 times in the Koran together with its derivatives. This number is equal to the number which is the moon's ecliptic cycle around the world. The Koran indicates that both the sun and the moon are based on calculation. (Sura 55) The sun's and the moon's definition in terms of mathematics is interesting and these words in question are mathematically coded in the Koran.

Land-sea ratio:
The word sea (bahr) is used 32 times in the Koran. The word bahr is used both for the sea and other waters like lakes and rivers. The word land (barr, yabas) is used 13 times. If we calculate the ratio of 32 to 45 the result is 71.111%.

You may look up in any encyclopedia in the world and see that the sea cover 71% of the earth whereas the land covers 29% of it.

The Koran shows other mathematical miracles by pointing out the iron's atomic number, which is 26, in different ways.

1. In the Koran, there is a mathematical value for every letter. The mathematical value for the word iron (hadid) is 26.

Ha =8

Da = 4

Ya = 10

Da = 4

Total = 26

2. The verse which refers to iron is the 25th verse in the sura Hadid. If we count Basmalah as a numbered verse then that number is 26.

The colour white:
White is the source of all colors. In the color spectrum, we can witness that from white derive seven other colors. And when those seven colors come together, we have the white color. Thus, white has a special place among the other colors. In the Koran "to be white" is expressed by the word "abyad". The mathematical value of this word is 813. If we add up the numbers of the verses where the color white is mentioned in all its derivatives, we end up with the mathematical value of the word, viz 813.

The date of the landing on the Moon:
In chapter 54, we studied the expressions in the Koran that alluded to man's landing on the moon. One of the most important among the signs is in the first verse of the sura "Qamar". The number of verses to be counted from this verse to the end of the Koran is 1389. The year 1389 in the Muslim calendar corresponds to the year 1969 in the Gregorian calendar. And the year 1969 was the year when man landed on the moon for the first time. (On the other hand, the number 1389 also points out that man will land on the moon 1389 years after this verse or the Koran was revealed by God. Because the Muslim calendar (Hijri calender) had started at a time when the revelation was not completed.)

--you'd have to be on drugs to come up with this nonsense. It's hilarious. So I think 'name' 'Hind Samy' and all the others who believe this stuff should really stop pointing their fingers at everyone else's religions as ridiculous.

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