I really want to know why does it worry you?GarcherLancelot wrote:I have seen quite an amount of Islamic miracles and worries me quite a bit ,for example:
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This is nonsense.
Why is this nonsense?
Because what is being presented is merely a combination of appearances,
and these appearances merely remind people of other appearances,
things that people have just made up.
For example, in these photos, there is some shape.
All it is is a shape.
To people who read Arabic, I am guessing that this shape vaguely resembles some kind of Arabic writing.
Writing is just something that people made up.
and since the concept of "miracle" is introduced, I am going to guess that this writing spells "Allah" or something.
But I don't know, and it really doesn't matter.
It could look like the Arabic word for pizza. Whatever.
Look at the second picture, some kind of plant. maybe a cactus. From this angle, the branches resemble that Arabic writing shape. But if you take the picture from a different angle, that will not happen.
There is a box of what...sand? salt? and a melon in which some Arabic writing has been carved. You can do that with any kind of melon, squash, or pumpkin. It is a kind of scarring.
I can't tell what the rest of the stuff is. Half of a tomato?
If you cut an apple in half horizontally, there appears to be a five-pointed start shape.
But this is only a projection of the mind. It is only because we already have some notion of a five pointed star that this occurs. There isn't really a five-pointed star shape. there is only a grouping of seed areas.
The 'star' you see is just the play of the imagination. That's all these 'miracles' are.
In some religions, the cross shape "+" is sacred. Now, tell me, how many examples can you find, of two lines intersecting this way? Is every four-way street intersection miraculous?
Consider the arrow symbol, used to point one in a particular direction, "ONE WAY" and so forth. This is very interesting, because if you had lived in a culture that had never used arrows, but maybe just used clubs or boomerangs or something in order to hunt animals, seeing an arrow a sign would mean nothing. The meaning is just something that somebody made up. And when you think about it, does it really make sense that you should look in the direction of where the arrow is pointing? Why not go in the direction of the source of the arrow, from where it was shot, which is in the opposite direction?
The same thing can be said of star constellations. From the Earth, we see the Big Dipper ,the Little Dipper, and so on, as though they were dots on a flat chalkboard. But in fact, these appearances only occur from our point of view. If you see the same stars from some other point in the galaxy, they would not have that "constellation" shape at all. That's why astrology based on these apparent groupings of stars is bogus. They aren't really arranged in those shapes.
The circle is a sacred shape to many people. How many circle-shaped miracles can you find in the world?
In some religions, people will not spell out "God". They write "G-d" as though replacing the "o", which is merely a symbol for the vowel sound, replacing that with "-" makes a difference. It is still just a graphic symbol of that vowel sound. In fact, maybe "-" is really just "o" but it fell over, and we are seeing it from its side. "-" is just as much "o" as "o" is. and
"- - - " is "o" in Morse Code.
I can't believe people still fall for this crap.