The Flimsy Roots of Materialism Based On Causes

The earliest response to materialistic positivist challenge in nineteenth century which we mentioned in previous article came from a strange Muslim scholar in Turkey called as Bediuzzaman Said Nursi. He was strange both in terms of his way of clothing and manners and perception of the world and life and knowledge as well. It was 1922 when he first time noticed that that monster of unbelief was trying to grab the belief of Turkish nation. He was in Ankara and witnessed the joy of people due to the victory of…

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Why does Allah (SWT) create the evils?

Evil means “not good, bad and harmful thing”. As understood from the verse “Allah is the Creator of all things (An’am 102),” the One who creates the evil and good is Allah (SWT). The issue of creation of evil is one of the important titles of belief in destiny. Our Prophet (PBUH) defined the belief in destiny as “to believe in destiny, and that the source of good and evil is Allah (SWT)”. For this reason, when reciting Amantu that sequences the pillars of belief, we say “I believe in…

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Man, Narcissism and The Creator

Narcissism, a psychological term derived from Greek mythology, is defined in the dictionary as “the personality trait of egotism, vanity, conceit, or simple selfishness.” When you read the characteristics of a narcissist you think that all evils around the world stem from them. And also you think we are surrounded by those kinds of people all around of us. The worst, maybe we are one of them! One way or another, psychologists say we live in a narcissism age whose individuals are inflicted severely by it. The people who love…

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‘Cause and Effect’ or ‘A Divine Power’?

THE EMERGENCE AND RUNNING OF THE UNIVERSE: CAUSE AND EFFECT OR A DIVINE POWER? “There are four main mechanisms for cooling the air to its dew point: adiabatic cooling, conductive cooling, radiational cooling, and evaporative cooling. Adiabatic cooling occurs when air rises and expands. The air can rise due to convection, large-scale atmospheric motions, or a physical barrier such as a mountain (orographic lift). Conductive cooling occurs when the air comes into contact with a colder surface, usually by being blown from one surface to another, for example from a…

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Is Coming Into Existence Possible on its own ?

Ranging from the atoms to the stars an extraordinary harmony is observed throughout the universe. Two alternatives are in question for this excellent and harmonic composition’s coming into existence. It is bound to be said either “Each being even an atom has such an intelligence and brilliance much higher than human beings. Thus; each one is able know and see everything in the universe and has the complete power to compose this excellent harmony consciously.” or “Beings are unconscious and unreasonable. If so; a superior Entity has created these unconscious…

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Treatise on Nature

Oh Man! You should be aware that there are certain phrases which are commonly used and imply unbelief. The believers also use them, but without realising their implications. We shall explain three of the most important of them. The First: “Causes create this.” The Second: “It forms itself; (it comes into existence and later ceases to exist.)” The Third: “It is natural: nature necessitates and creates it.”

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