Re: Do you believe in God? If so why? And If not, reasons? :)
I gotta agree, that took a whole amount of energy to read. And wow, I applaud you for going to such stakes to provide such a deep analysis. Never studied physics and neuroscience, but I can understand where the article is leading too.
Originally Posted by Zero Kelvin
The one fault that is brought up though, is that those who try to disprove God's existence, try to explain it from laws of this world. He is beyond our mind's capability to understand in the form of logic we use as humans. Some religions stress God is everywhere, but that goes against the very nature of Islam. He states that there is nothing that resembles him in this universe. So using our human resources to try and understand something out of reach becomes illogical.
It's a simple concept that doesn't need to be overcomplicated. He is not something that we can reach with our physical senses(sight, touch, smell, etc), however as a Muslim, Islam encourages us to use our senses and common sense to recognise this universe has not come about because of a simple accident, or millions of years of trial and error, but by the work of a Creator. A carefully designed system of laws, that humans are restricted to. Who better to tell you what's best than the very Designer of the world?
There is a lot for us to discover (all the neuroscience phenomonons), and some have a bit more free time to dedicate their lives to certain studies of research, but when it comes down to it, no matter how much argument and discussion is throttled back and forth about proving/disproving the existence of god, as a Muslim, I'm not required to pour time on to arguments that have already been answered. Only advise, and leave it up to the will of God to determine the fate of things.
And I might sound like some drone or zombie to whoever is reading this, who is ignorant and following a faith blindly, but hey I can flip it right in reverse to undermine how the media has such a strong hold on people. In the end, its our own lives we're living.