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Evolution in the Light of the Quran

|| Ever since man evolved into a conscious being, he had constantly wondered about his origin. In his intellectual childhood, the question was answered by biblical teachings. In the west, uptil 19th century, Christian theology formed the basis of Theory of Creationism which states:­

(1) that the World is of short duration, at the most 5757 years old.
(2) that the World is fixed and not changing.
(3) that the created species are constant, and do not evolve into other species.
(4) that the Perfect world is explicable only by omnipotent and beneficent creator.
(5) that the creation of man was special and apart from other created things.

This was the view held in the west till 1859 when the modern theory of evolution was introduced by Charles Darwin, in his work, titled OnThe Origin Of Species. There are two basic points to this theory;

(a) evolution is taking place on earth 
(b) and it is driven by natural selection.

How did he arrive at these two components of evolution? is interesting to know. From 1835-36, Darwin went on a voyage in southAtlantic and Pacific, which provided ample opportunity for him, to observe various species on land. He was struck by variety withineach specie at a particular geographical area. This gave him the idea of lack of fixity of species; rather species are changing into one another. Then he observed humans cross breeding various animals selectively to improve species. He understood that in environment,ontrolled by man, selection is provided my man; but who provides the selection process, in the natural environment of species?

In 1838, Darwin was influenced by the essay on the Principle of population, anonymously published by Malthus, in which he stated theoor’s law; Only those able to produce, deserve to survive, those who lived of rich and produced nothing, all assistance to them muststop. This gave Darwin the idea of selection of the fittest by Nature, or survival of the fittest. This evolutionary work shocked people, whoso far knew only the Creationism. Darwin was joined by Ernest Heckle and T. H. Huxley, in his atheist theory and in declared that man musthave evolved from ape like ancestor, thus putting man in the phyllogenetic tree of animal kingdom. This was the end of anthropocentrism of bible and rise of atheism in England. Prior to this Germany and France had already rejected religion. Later on Karl Marx also used Darwin’s work, to promote communism and Lenin created scientific museum on Darwinism, to completely eliminateChristianity from People’s life.

Further work by Paleontologists, Molecular Biologists and Geneticists lead us to believe that every aspect of Phenotype is controlled byGenotype. At the cellular level the genes control every metabolic activity. The biochemical basis of the gene is Deoxyribonucleic Acid,in short DNA, which is confined in the nucleus and convey its orders through messenger RNA (Ribonucleic Acid) to the site of proteinsynthesis. Hundreds of biochemical reaction are taking place simultaneously, in the cytoplasm promoted by hundreds of enzymes in the same cytoplasm, and the beauty of the system is that one metabolic reaction does not interfere with other, all under control of DNA. There is a perfect order maintained by DNA, which is just four amino acids chain, arranged in a special sequence. Scientists pondered foryears, as to where did these four Amino Acids come from for the first time? In an attempt to answer this question, Dr. Miller in 1955 did an experiment in his lab. He took a mixture of methane, hydrogen, ammonia, steam and water, and passed the electric spark through this mixture and was able to demonstrate the formation of amino acids in the water. He postulates that in the primitive atmosphere of earth,these gases were present and when atmospheric gases were charged with thunderbolt, basic amino acids were produced in water,which by chance got arranged in sequence of DNA and 1st genetic code was born, and life started in the form of unicellular structure. 

Over billions of years, the unicellular structure changed into multi-cellular structures, plant kingdom, then animal kingdom evolved into invertebrates, vertebrates, insects, fishes, reptiles, birds, mammals and finally man. As you can see, there are some serious flaws and gaps, in this theory of evolution. First of all no body for sure knows if those gases werepresent in the atmosphere. Secondly, how could mere chance and accident, initiate such intricate, complex, sophisticated process of life, with perfect order in function and structure of the cell? Nay it can not be, in the words of Maurice Bucaille, “It tantamount to saying that the spontaneously forming steel particles from Iron ore and coal at high temperature, could have lead to the construction of Eiffel Tower, through a series of happy coincidences, that assembled the material in proper order.” Further, no body has ever demonstrated the conversion of one species into the other; and what is the proof that man is the descendant of big apes? It is purely a conjecture and theorization based on anatomical and physiological similarities between species. This is purely an attempt to humanize the animals and animalize the humans. Look at the order of evolution, first plants, why? Because every living being consumes Oxygen and releases CO2 and plants do the opposite, therefore Allah Almighty, according to His plan, first made arrangement for O2 by creating plant kingdom first.

Transformation of Man:

According to Science Mankind has undergone four transformation as listed below.

Australopithecus: These are the earliest ancestors who resembles today’s human beings, 1.5 meter in size, smaller than today’s average man. Cranial capacity is about 500 cubic centimeters, capable of thought and using tolls designed by himself, the quality that is not seen in apes. Time wise about 3.5 million years ago. Subsequently replaced by; Pithecanthropines: This is the second wave of hominids, estimated to have lived about 500,000 years ago, survived for about 350,000 years. Their size had grown between 1.58 cm to 1.78 meter. Cranial capacity had grown to 900 Cu. Cm. And intellectual power had grown, invention, creation, and reasoning have developed. Again replaced by; Neanderthals (Paleanthropians): is third wave of  hominids appeared about 100,000 years ago and lived for 60,000 years. They were medium sized, perfectly bipedal, low forehead, rudimentary chin, cranial capacity reached 1300 cc. Lived in caves. They used to bury their dead with horns antlers and tools indicating some spirituality, replaced by;

Homo Sapiens: is today’s man; started about 40,000 years ago. Height increased to 1.80 cms, cranial capacity reached 1350 cc, skull became more spherical, ridge above the orbits disappeared, psychic activity much superior than predecessor. These are the four stages of human evolutions, where one group of people were replaced by subsequent group with progressive increase in the size of  brain and increase in the intellectual capacity. The size of the brain of man 40, 000 year ago was as large as it is today, while mankind was primitive and did not even need that sized brain. Think about, why? Robert Ornstein raises this question in his book “Evolution of consciousness”. There is some purpose behind it, it is not created in vain. Why do we have a highly evolved visual system. Why creator gave us sophisticated hearing mechanism. Does nature have a future plan for us.

Quran and Evolution:

Origin of Life:
Science tells us now that the life on earth originated from water. Even today while we are exploring the galaxies and actively searching for life on other planets, the 1st question we ask; is there any water on that planet to sustain life, because without water life is impossible.Quran has told us about this reality some 1400 years ago, before the discovery of science, said the same thing in 

| Surah Al Anbiya verse 30 
(Out of their sheer ignorance some people take natural phenomena as deities or divinities. This is despite the fact the entire continuum of the universe has been created by Allah Almighty and remains fervently in action according to His given programme. At present various phenomena in the universe appear to them as functioning separately from one another, but) Do they not seriously understand that in the initial stages of creation all of them were one mass which We then parted, so that the various celestial bodies started floating in their own orbits (21:33. 36:40). (Take for example the planet earth. In its initial stages it separated from the original mass, just like a stone thrown out from a catapult – 79:30). Later (when the earth became ready to bear or produce living things) We started life from water. (All living things are created from a mixture of water – 24:45. And over this fountain of life Allah Almighty has kept His own control – 11:7). It is strange that even after all this explanation, they do not believe that only Allah Almighty wields absolute sovereignty over everything in the universe.

First living thing was algae in plant kingdom then animal kingdom started. Quran makes reference to plant kingdom in;

Surah Taha verse 53 | He is the One Who has stored means of nourishment for all of you everywhere on this spacious earth. made and traced out ways for your movements. and sends down water from the sky and with which He grows various vegetation and plants |.

The Ayah also points out the sexual reproduction in plant kingdom, much before science discovered it. InSurah Raad verse 3 male and female fruit plants are described. Similarly reference is made to the water origin of animals in 

Surah Nur verse 45
| And according to His Law, Allah Almighty has created every living being out of water (in that the process of life was initiated from water and its survival also depends on it – 21:30). Among living objects there are some which crawl on their bellies, some walk on two legs and some on four. Allah Almighty creates whatever He likes according to His Law of creation. He has set measures for everything; and He has absolute control over everything |.

Creation Of Men : 
You just read Aya, that every living thing came out of water as a matter of fact 60% of human’s body is water. There are number of verses in Quran that refer to the earthly origin of man, which the Science found later. Let us go through verses.

| Allah Almighty caused you to grow from earth. Surah Hud verse 61 

| We fashioned you from soil. Surah Hajj verse 5

| Allah Almighty is the one who fashioned you from clay. Surah Al Anam verse 2

| Allah Almighty the creation of man from clay. Surah As Sajdah verse 7

| We fashioned them from sticky clay. Surah As Saffat verse 11

| Allah Almighty (God) fashioned man from a clay, like pottery. Surah Ar Rahman verse 14

| We fashioned man from the quintessence of clay. Surah Al Muminun verse 11

Quintessence means gist or extract of some thing. All the chemical components of human body can also be found in earth as well, that is what the aya implies. So, long before the science discovered earthly origin of man, Quran said it before.

Transformation of Man:
We have seen four waves of humans, transformed over a period of time, accepted in Science. Is there any thing in Quran about these transformations. Following verses refer to that: 

| Ingratitude produces disorder in the land. This is illustrated by the story of Adam which has been narrated earlier (2/30-38). We created you and fashioned you and then We asked Malaika to bow before Adam, the representative of humanity. They all bowed, but Iblees did not … |Surah Al Araf verse 11

| The Rabb (Who according to His law of creation) took you through various evolutionary stages one after the other; and fashioned you by removing unnecessary elements, thereby creating excellent balance, proportion and symmetry in you.Thereafter, according to His Law of Mashiyyat, He gave you a suitable form.. |Surah Al Infitar verse 7-8

| This tussle occurs because We have bestowed man with the ability to nourish and develop his self and lead a balanced life in a dignified manner |Surah At Tin Verse 4 

The word taqwiym means to organize something in planned way, implying therefore an order of progress that has been strictly defined in advance. Evolutionists use exactly the same expression while describing the transformation of man in evolution. Further evidence of transformation comes from

Surah Nuh Verse 14 
| How can you attain this state of life? For this you should ponder over the Divine Law of Creation, according to which you have passed through various evolutionary stages to attain human form.” In this evolutionary process each step took you forward and made you better and superior. All this happened without your effort, knowledge or discretion, but the moment you started exercising your discretion, you went astray and started slipping downwards |

Surah Dahr verse 28, Allah Almighty refers to men as a group, and how groups of people were replaced. 

| (They are very proud that they are mighty and strong; but they forget that). We have created them; and We have endowed strength and stability to their countenances. If they oppose Our Laws, then according to Our Law of Mashiyyat, it is not at all difficult for Us to wholly replace them with another nation |

Same thing is repeated in verse Surah Al Anam verse 133, about the groups of men.

| If (Allah Almighty) wills He destroys you and in your place appoints whom He wills, as your successor, just as He brought your forth, from the descendants of other people.” These two ayah talk about the disappearance of certain comminutes and their replacement with others, according to the laws of Allah Almighty. Today’s human could very well be the result of these phenomena and events |.

Have you ever wondered why so many verses are in Quran about origin of life in general and man is particular, while it is not even a book of Science? The reason for that is, the Quran had condemned the existing wrong opinion, at the time of its revelation, and then 
dictates the right opinion. Bible also had the description of origin of life and man, which is not only rejected by Science but also rejected by the second Vatican council in 1960s: “Saying that there are many things in bible which are proved wrong by the Science” I will end this paper with the statement, that Quran is the word of God and creation around us, is the work of Allah Almighty (God). If the source of both is same, then there can not be any discrepancy in the two, one has to confirm the other. One is theory and other is the 
practical, therefore nothing in Science is against Quran. As we have seen today science actually confirms what Quran had already said. Scientists are only discovering the laws of the creator, because everything in nature is caused, by secondary causes, regulated by 
the primary cause, the creator. To serve best his creator,human beings should read and abide Allah Almighty laws and their cause and effect. It is regretable that the task that was asigned to the Muslims that is being done by non Muslims, why Muslims are not on the fore-front, while they have the guidance of Quran in their hand. Earlier Muslims made scientific discoveries, as a matter of fact they are the pioneers of today’s Science. Karen Armstrong, the author of “Holy War”, says, “This fact has never been acknowledged in the west that all the scientific and technological development that we have today, we owe it to the Arabs and Muslims”. Therefore let the Muslim youth today, persevere to regain the lost position, and work for the betterment of mankind, which is the greatest Ibadat (always act according to the laws of Allah Almighty with 100% believe in its authority). 

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Posted by on February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

The heavens and the earth were joined together;apart then expanding

He is the Originator of the heavens and the earth.
(Qur’an 6:101)

“Do not they not see that the heavens and the Earth
were once one mass, then We rent them apart?”
  (Qur’an 21:30)


“And it is We who have constructed the heaven with might,
and verily, it is We who are steadily expanding it.”
(Qur’an 51:47)


“Do not the Unbelievers see that the heavens and
the earth were joined together
(as one unit of creation),
before We clove them asunder, and We made from
water every living thing. Will they not then believe?”
(Qur’an 21:30)


“and the heavens we created with might (power) and
we are expanding it.”
(Qur’an 51:47)

The overall Big Bang theory states that the universe started from an incredibly dense
singularity
that exploded. All matter, light and energy came from that explosion.
The size of the universe increases as everything expands from this explosion.
The theory is that of an expanding universe, meaning that the universe
as a whole is expanding
, instead of a static universe meaning
that matter is expanding into a statically sized space.

(courtesy-freeweb)

 
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Posted by on February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Bee in skill the spacious paths


“Thy Lord spake by inspiration unto the bee, saying,
provide thee houses in the mountains, and in the trees,
and of those materials wherewith men build hives for thee;
Then to eat of all the produce (of the earth), and
find with skill the spacious paths of its Lord:
there issues from within their bodies a drink of
varying colours,wherein is healing for men: verily
in this is a Sign for those who give thought.”

(Qur’an 16:68-69)

BING-

“तेरा प्रभु कह, spake मधुमक्खी, पर्यत प्रेरणा द्वारा
तुमको मकान पहाड़ों में और वृक्षों में प्रदान करते हैं,
और उन सामग्रियों के wherewith पुरुषों के लिए तुमको; पित्ती का निर्माण
तो (पृथ्वी), की सभी उत्पादन के खाने के लिए और
कौशल के साथ इसके लॉर्ड का विस्तृत पथ ढूँढें:
वहाँ से उनके शरीर के भीतर एक पीने के मुद्दों
जिसमें रंगों, अलग पुरुषों के लिए उपचार है: वास्तव में
इस में एक संकेत है जो सोचा था देने के लिए है.”
(कुरान 16:68-69)
 
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The Qur’an and Modern Science-Dr.Zakir Nayak

The Qur’an and Modern Science…
Compatible or Incompatible? (From the book, Part 5)
Please click the link below for previous parts.
-By Dr Zakir Naik

THE SUN WILL EXTINGUISH
The light of the sun is due to a chemical process on
its surface that has been taking place continuously
for the past five billion years. It will come to an end
at some point of time in the future, when the sun
will be totally extinguished, leading to extinction of
all life on earth. Regarding the impermanence of the
sun’s existence, the Qur’an says:

“And the Sun runs its course for a period determined for it; that is the decree of (Him) the exalted in Might, the All-Knowing.”

It will come to an end…………See More

  1. place, and will do so only up to a pre-determined
    period of time – meaning that it will end or
    extinguish.INTERSTELLAR MATTER
    Space outside organized astronomical systems was
    earlier assumed to be a vacuum. Astrophysicists
    later discovered the presence of bridges of matter
    in this interstellar space. These bridges of matter
    are called plasma, and consist of completely ionized
    gas containing equal number of free electrons and
    positive ions. Plasma is sometimes called the fourth
    state of matter (besides the three known states
    viz. solid, liquid and gas). The Qur’an refers to
    the presence of this interstellar material in the
    following verse:

    “He Who created the heavens and the earth and all that is between.”
    [Al-Qur’an 25:59]

    (A similar message is conveyed in the Qur’an in 13:2, 35:13,
    39:5 and 39:21.)

    It would be ridiculous for anyone to even suggest
    that the presence of interstellar galactic material
    was known 1400 years ago!

    THE EXPANDING UNIVERSE
    In 1925, American astronomer Edwin Hubble,
    provided observational evidence that all galaxies
    are moving away from one another, which implies
    that the universe is expanding. The expansion of the
    universe is now an established scientific fact. This is
    what the Qur’an says regarding the nature of the
    universe:

    “With power and skill did We construct the Firmament: For it is We Who create the vastness of Space.”
    [Al-Qur’an 51:47]

    The Arabic word musioon is correctly translated as
    ‘expanding it’, and it refers to the creation of the
    expanding vastness of the universe.
    One of the greatest astrophysicist Stephen
    Hawking, in his book, ‘A Brief History of Time’,
    says, “The discovery that the universe is expanding
    was one of the great intellectual revolutions of the
    20th century.” The Qur’an mentioned the expansion
    of the universe, before man even learnt to build a
    telescope!

    Some may say that the presence of astronomical
    facts in the Qur’an is not surprising since the Arabs
    were advanced in the field of astronomy. They are
    correct in acknowledging the advancement of the
    Arabs in the field of astronomy. However they fail
    to realize that the Qur’an was revealed centuries
    before the Arabs excelled in astronomy. Moreover
    many of the scientific facts mentioned above, such
    as the origin of the universe with a Big Bang, were
    not known to the Arabs even at the peak of their
    scientific advancement. The scientific facts
    mentioned in the Qur’an are therefore not due to the
    Arabs’ advancement in astronomy. Indeed, the
    reverse is true: they advanced in astronomy,
    because astronomy occupies a place in the Qur’an.

    Part 1 is located here:
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=265417693606475&set=a.202341676580744.1073741828.201969329951312&type=1&relevant_count=1

    Part 2 is located here:
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=266995166782061&set=a.202341676580744.1073741828.201969329951312&type=1&relevant_count=1

    Part 3 is located here:
    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=271020859712825&set=a.202341676580744.1073741828.201969329951312&type=1&relevant_count=1

    Part 4 is located here:
    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=271386403009604&set=a.202341676580744.1073741828.201969329951312&type=1&relevant_count=1

    Also read :
    The Best Times to make Duaa (Supplication)
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=265928133555431&set=a.202341676580744.1073741828.201969329951312&type=1&relevant_count=1

    (Biography of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) part 1 is located here, please give time to read.)
    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=261340064014238&set=a.202341676580744.1073741828.201969329951312&type=1&relevant_count=1

    JAZAK ALLAH KHAIR.

    — with Abdullah Kayış and 49 others.

    Photo: The Qur'an and Modern Science...<br />
Compatible or Incompatible? (From the book, Part 5)<br />
Please click the link below for previous parts.<br />
-By Dr Zakir Naik</p>
<p>THE SUN WILL EXTINGUISH<br />
The light of the sun is due to a chemical process on<br />
its surface that has been taking place continuously<br />
for the past five billion years. It will come to an end<br />
at some point of time in the future, when the sun<br />
will be totally extinguished, leading to extinction of<br />
all life on earth. Regarding the impermanence of the<br />
sun’s existence, the Qur’an says:</p>
<p>“And the Sun runs its course for a period determined for it; that is the decree of (Him) the exalted in Might, the All-Knowing.”<br />
[Al-Qur’an 36:38]1</p>
<p>The Arabic word used here is mustaqarr, which<br />
means a place or time that is determined. Thus the<br />
Qur’an says that the sun runs towards a determined<br />
place, and will do so only up to a pre-determined<br />
period of time – meaning that it will end or<br />
extinguish.</p>
<p>INTERSTELLAR MATTER<br />
Space outside organized astronomical systems was<br />
earlier assumed to be a vacuum. Astrophysicists<br />
later discovered the presence of bridges of matter<br />
in this interstellar space. These bridges of matter<br />
are called plasma, and consist of completely ionized<br />
gas containing equal number of free electrons and<br />
positive ions. Plasma is sometimes called the fourth<br />
state of matter (besides the three known states<br />
viz. solid, liquid and gas). The Qur’an refers to<br />
the presence of this interstellar material in the<br />
following verse:</p>
<p>“He Who created the heavens and the earth and all that is between.”<br />
[Al-Qur’an 25:59]</p>
<p>(A similar message is conveyed in the Qur’an in 13:2, 35:13,<br />
39:5 and 39:21.)</p>
<p>It would be ridiculous for anyone to even suggest<br />
that the presence of interstellar galactic material<br />
was known 1400 years ago!</p>
<p>THE EXPANDING UNIVERSE<br />
In 1925, American astronomer Edwin Hubble,<br />
provided observational evidence that all galaxies<br />
are moving away from one another, which implies<br />
that the universe is expanding. The expansion of the<br />
universe is now an established scientific fact. This is<br />
what the Qur’an says regarding the nature of the<br />
universe:</p>
<p>“With power and skill did We construct the Firmament: For it is We Who create the vastness of Space.”<br />
[Al-Qur’an 51:47]</p>
<p>The Arabic word musioon is correctly translated as<br />
‘expanding it’, and it refers to the creation of the<br />
expanding vastness of the universe.<br />
One of the greatest astrophysicist Stephen<br />
Hawking, in his book, ‘A Brief History of Time’,<br />
says, “The discovery that the universe is expanding<br />
was one of the great intellectual revolutions of the<br />
20th century.” The Qur’an mentioned the expansion<br />
of the universe, before man even learnt to build a<br />
telescope!</p>
<p>Some may say that the presence of astronomical<br />
facts in the Qur’an is not surprising since the Arabs<br />
were advanced in the field of astronomy. They are<br />
correct in acknowledging the advancement of the<br />
Arabs in the field of astronomy. However they fail<br />
to realize that the Qur’an was revealed centuries<br />
before the Arabs excelled in astronomy. Moreover<br />
many of the scientific facts mentioned above, such<br />
as the origin of the universe with a Big Bang, were<br />
not known to the Arabs even at the peak of their<br />
scientific advancement. The scientific facts<br />
mentioned in the Qur’an are therefore not due to the<br />
Arabs’ advancement in astronomy. Indeed, the<br />
reverse is true: they advanced in astronomy,<br />
because astronomy occupies a place in the Qur’an.</p>
<p>Part 1 is located here:<br />
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=265417693606475&set=a.202341676580744.1073741828.201969329951312&type=1&relevant_count=1</p>
<p>Part 2 is located here:<br />
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=266995166782061&set=a.202341676580744.1073741828.201969329951312&type=1&relevant_count=1</p>
<p>Part 3 is located here:<br />
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=271020859712825&set=a.202341676580744.1073741828.201969329951312&type=1&relevant_count=1</p>
<p>Part 4 is located here:<br />
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=271386403009604&set=a.202341676580744.1073741828.201969329951312&type=1&relevant_count=1</p>
<p>Also read :<br />
The Best Times to make Duaa (Supplication)<br />
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=265928133555431&set=a.202341676580744.1073741828.201969329951312&type=1&relevant_count=1</p>
<p>(Biography of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) part 1 is located here, please give time to read.)<br />
http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=261340064014238&set=a.202341676580744.1073741828.201969329951312&type=1&relevant_count=1</p>
<p>JAZAK ALLAH KHAIR.
 
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Posted by on February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

Redox in Quran and its effects

By: S.J.Hussain, 04/02/201,Gitanagar. Guwahati-21.

[NOTE: THIS ARTICLE  IS DEDICATED TO  SYEDA RAIHANA YASMIN(BEGUM) FOR HER GREAT RESEARCH : S.J.H.] Congratulation………..for your best future……

REDOX : Redox (reduction-oxidation) reactions include all chemical reactions in which atoms have their oxidation state changed; in general, redox reactions involve the transfer of electrons between species.

                                           

[Sdiuom and fluorine bonding ionically to form sodium fluoride. Sodium loses its outer electron to give it a stable electron configuration, and this electron enters the fluorine atom exothermically. The oppositely charged ions are then attracted to each other. The sodium is oxidized, and the fluorine is reduced.

The two parts of a redox reaction :-

                                             

                                                                      (Rusting Iron)

                                             

                                                                         (A Bonfife)

  +                 +                       +                     +                         +                   +

Dhul Qarnain Using Copper To Construct His Wall :-

In Chapter 18 (Surah Al-Kahf) Allah tells us the story of Dhul Qarnain. He was an ancient ruler that some have hypothesized to be either Alexander the Great or Cyros the Great. I won’t go into too much detail right now because I’ve already made a detailed video about his exploits.

Allah tells us that Dhul Qarnain was hired by a group of people to help them against a couple of warmongering tribes called Gog and Magog (Yajuj wa Majuj). The Quran even gives us some very specific details about the construction of this wall:

Bring me sheets of iron” – until, when he had leveled (them) between the two mountain walls, he said, “Blow,” until when he had made it (like) fire, he said, “Bring me, that I may pour over it molten copper.”

Chapter 18 Verse 96

             Just stop a minute and think. Have you ever wondered why this much detail was given to us in the Quran? Allah could have just said “Dhul Qarnain built a wall and it kept Gog and Magog out” and that would have been enough for most of us.

Well, when I decided to look further into the properties of iron and copper, I learned some interesting things.

We all know that iron is one of the strongest metals on the planet. But despite its strength, iron rusts when exposed to water.

Copper on the other hand, is a relatively soft metal, and an excellent conductor of electricity. But the most amazing thing about copper is that it does not rust when exposed to water! In fact, the British Navy used to coat the bottom of their ships with copper.

Another thing about copper is that it produces a green, protective layer after long exposure to oxygen (oxidization). The famous Statue of Liberty in New York City is made of copper. It used to be the reddish color we all associate with copper. But it turned green after a few years of being out in the open.

So Dhul Qarnain built his wall using iron blocks, heated them up until they became one solid wall, and then poured molten copper over it to keep it from rusting. After a few years, the copper exterior turned green and blended in with the natural color of the earth, making it nearly impossible to find nowadays.

I don’t know about you, but I find it amazing that the building of such a perfectly powerful structure was described in the Quran.

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No indeed! Rather what they have earned has rusted up their hearts. (Surat al-Mutaffifin, 14)

                 The term ‘rusted’ used to describe hearts in verse of Surat al-Mutaffifin may be a reference to biochemical reaction that takes place in the heart. (Allah knows the truth.) Rust is the result of iron reacting with oxygen – oxidation. The oxygen we absorb from the air is carried through the body thanks to the iron in the hemoglobin in the blood. During this process, the oxygen reacts with the iron in the blood. This means there is a constant process resembling rusting in the blood in the human body, and therefore in the heart, the center of the circulation system. ——————

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