TimeWritten by Abdullah bin abid
symposium on "Time according to Quran and Science" which has been conducted by Association of Scientific Miracles in Quran and Sunnah” it its cultural activities in Cairo. Dr. Mansoor Hassab El Nabi addressed symposium. He assumed that Quran always opens new horizons of thoughts for thinkers and scientist. He emphasized that right types of science and knowledge leads, always, to faith and believe. He confirmed that there is no contradiction between science and Quran. Therefore scientist must initiate their theories carefully and religious scholars must interpret Quranic verse correctly. Dr. Mansoor added that Quran dealt with so many scientific issues such as creation of cosmos, issue of time and place. Quran says that Allah, The Almighty has created Universe in six days. But we must know that days of Allah are not necessarily similar to days we, human beings, know, because time is proportionate matter and not an absolute issue. This fact goes hand in hand with conclusions of modern science and theory proportionate. Time occupies an important place and role in life of not only animate creations, but also life of in animate. All of us measure time to know age of things. For example radio cative material such as uranium and Radium as well as coral line reef all are turned by radiation into lead. Each radio cative element has particular rate of turning into another elements. Some scientists have used some radio cative materials such as Uranium and Carbon 14 to determine age of earth. The scientists used also phenomenon of cosmic extension and widening to determine age of earth. Dr. Mansoor dealt with (age of cosmos) as an issue that emphasis existence of Allah. The Almighty. Because if
The Deep Roots of IntegrityWritten by David Leonhardt
I planted 81 trees this spring. Those trees with large root systems will surely grow strong and healthy, even if they look like just a twig above ground. Those with smaller root systems are in for a rough ride, even if they have several feet of trunk to them already.
So, too, with people. Those of us who have nurtured our roots, our values, our integrity, what nobody else can see, will always be strong. Those of us who have neglected our integrity in favor of what world can see could be in for a rough ride.
Take some time today to nurture your integrity. It is best investment a person can make.