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Ya Allah, I love science education.

Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 12:22 am
by Abdul Alhazred
Saudi Preacher Bandar Al-Khaybari Demonstrates: The Earth Does Not Revolve around Itself

Video with subtitles:


... There is ample Quranic evidence that it is the sun that revolves around the Earth. As for evidence based on reason... The [Westerners] present all kinds of theories, but we Muslims also have theories and brains. First, let's say that we go from here to Sharjah Airport and take a plane to China. Are you with me? Concentrate now. Let's say that this is the Earth, and let's assume that it is turning... If we take an international flight from Sharjah to China... You say that the Earth is turning, right? If the plane stopped in mid-air, wouldn't China come to it? Am I right or not? If the Earth really does turn - China should come to the plane. Now, let's assume that the Earth revolves the other way - the plane will never catch up with China no matter how long it flies. Since China is also revolving, you will never get there. Secondly, Allah talked about the [celestial] house frequented [by angels]. This house is located in the seventh heaven. The Prophet Muhammad said that if it fell from the sky, it would fall on the Kaaba. But if the Earth revolves, it would not fall on the Kaaba. It would fall in the ocean or somewhere on dry land. This proves that the Earth is fixed in place. ...

Re: Ya Allah, I love science education.

Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 6:01 am
by Gord
Oh, Allah -- what a kidder! :kneeslap:

Re: Ya Allah, I love science education.

Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 2:23 pm
by Major Malfunction
The usual response is deserved, I suppose...

It's turtles all the way down.