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God knows everything. But Quran is full of scientific blunders. Hence God had NOTHING to do with it.

A few weeks ago I published: Testing the claims that the Quran contains amazing “knowledge”. I can confirm it is 100 per cent man made.  This led to the post: Quran is 100 per cent man made (and so are Vedas, Bible and the lot). And no, I don’t care about your propaganda.

The topic of science in the Quran came up again, so I spent a few hours over the past few days researching the scientific “facts” in the Quran. There are a number of people who have written about this on the internet, so it was helpful to review their findings first. But in each case I further checked the original source and made my own findings.

[Some of the internet sources that have analysed the scientific content of the facts in the Quran include: WikiislamNairalandSkepticsannotated]

I’m linking to my Facebook posts on this topic, that compile both an image and URL of the relevant source, and my analysis.


This is a pretty raw analysis – when I find time I’ll compile into a booklet I plan to write on Islam.

Islamic idiot 1 with an absurd “scientific model”

Islamic idiot 2 with his absurd “scientific model”

The sky is held by God, else it will fall down

The sun STOPS and takes rest each night

The moon split into two

Camel urine is medicine

Some Hindus drink cow urine as medicine. Mohammed believed camel urine was medicine.

Man was created before the rest of the universe

Science in the Quran: (1) There was no evolution. Man was created directly; (2) Unlike in the Old Testament version (which itself is a total joke), man came FIRST; the rest of the Universe came later. That means our immediate universe is not 14 billion years old (there are almost certainly an infinity of other universes out there), but less than a hundred thousand years. I must say I’m able to even more firmly declare that God DEFINITELY did not “dictate” this document that’s full of some of the most basic falsehoods. Even ONE error would have proved this was nothing but Mohammed’s own rambling. But the number of errors (and their magnitude) are beyond belief.]

The story of creation of the universe is beyond puerile

Science in the Quran. So after God made man (without any place to stand or any air to breathe), this is the order of things that happened (
1) The sky is a ceiling – it is finite – you could potentially touch it.
2) There is light everywhere, but you need to “extract’ light in order to get darkness. This is presumably done every night.
3) The earth is flat – it has been duly spread.
4) Water has to be extracted from this flat earth.
5) Without God’s actions, the mountains would not be firm and would keep doddering around the place
6) All this was needed for the man (hanging in thin air – who had been first created without a place to stand) – who could then be gingerly placed on top of this flat earth.
Sadly, God made a huge blunder in this process. He forgot to teach Islam to this man, so he had to thereafter secretly (not openly) communicate with Mohammed, who had to be persuaded – over the course of many years – to kill off the kafirs – a good chunk of his own creation!!
He needed an intermediary since God has no power to talk directly to his creations (although He did somehow learn Arabic – so he could communicate with one of us).
This is a strange God, indeed. He could do all these wonderful things but forgot to program Islam into man’s DNA, causing a level of confusion among men who are therefore busy killing each other to this day.
Maybe God – obviously a pretty incompetent “creator” – should dismantle this school project and start a new one, in which his creation (man) can be programmed to believe only in Islam.
God’s real mistake was to give man a brain. Man, today, after acquiring vast amount of knowledge through tens of thousands of experiments and studies, wants to know why God didn’t know (when the Quran was dictated) about how the world actually got created. If God was/ is ignorant and needs man’s help to understand the universe, he should say so.


Why does God sit on top of our sun every night, when there are almost an infinity of other suns?

Science in the Hadith: Mohammed confirms that the Quran is correct. The sun does sleep every night (it has a bed below God’s Throne – the throne is, however, invisible, since it is on the other side of the flat earth and no one can see it).–sp-421/4098-sahih-bukhari-volume-004-book-054-hadith-number-421.html

Now, there’s this slight problem with the actual facts (apart from the fact that the sun never “rests”): there are at least 100 billion TIMES 100 billion suns in this universe – more suns than the grains of sand on earth.

Why is our sun so special that God has to sit on top of it every night?]

The purpose of stars it to throw stones at rebellious devils

Science in the Quran.

Question: What’s the purpose of angels?
Answer: To drive clouds.

Question: What’s the purpose of stars?
Answer: To stop rebellious devils from listening to angels and to pelt such rebellious devils from every side if they dare to listen to the angels.

Question: What if a devil listens to some words of the angels?
Answer: Thereafter stars pursue them in a burning flame that is piercing in brightness (i.e. stars become comets: now you know).

This tells you a lot about what’s going on up above you.

1) Stars are living creatures with ears that can listen pretty long distance to the earth’s clouds (where the angels drive – push? – our clouds and chat about noble things).

2) Each time you see a meteor shower, that’s the stars pelting rebellious devils.

3) When a comet comes by, be sure there’s a really bad rebellious devil in front of it (invisible to us) who is being chased with blindingly bright light.

In brief, devils have NO CHANCE.

Be happy, people. You are well protected by the stars.


The purpose of mountains is to hold down the earth from crumpling

Science in the Quran. Mountains are stakes that hold the earth in place. Otherwise this flat earth would curl up because of our movements, like a carpet that crumples when you walk on it.

Man was created using a “clinging substance”

Science in the Quran.

Remember, man was created first (before everything else). Well, there’s a further first step: to find a “clinging substance” (some have translated it as “blood clot”).

God obviously had to make everything, so when he woke up with a new project idea in mind and found nothing – absolutely nothing – around him, he first made a clinging substance (DNA mixed with clay? – but wherefrom came clay without creating the earth first? – don’t ask me too many questions, folks). The sequence of God’s current school project is:

1) Make clinging substance
2) Make man but forget to teach him Islam
3) Make other things including (a) stars (that listen to angels in the clouds and belt rebellious devils with stones) and (b) other things that are more commonly observable
4) Put man on the earth
5) Secretly talk to Mohammed since, somehow, God – despite his amazing power – is not allowed to speak out openly (till today) to the rest of us.
6) Get those who listen to Mohammed to kill off those who don’t much care about such illogical ramblings.

Too easy!]

My questions regarding God’s strange behaviour 

Science in the Quran, continued. I’ve got some questions.

Anyone know why God made the rebellious devils? If there were no rebellious devils, he would not have needed to make 100 billion times 100 billion stars and almost an infinity of meteorites and comets; save himself a lot of bother.

Also, why not come out of hiding today? I can understand it was hard for God to communicate with all men in the past: there was no TV. So he secretly spoke to one of us. But today? Any clue why God is afraid to get up from his Throne and talk to us on TV? Or is his problem that he is invisible and can’t be seen on TV? What’s going on?]

Ignorance about asexual reproduction

Science in the Quran.

God had obviously never looked through a microscope. He was limited by man’s ignorance at the time he “dictated” the Quran.]

Moon has its own light

Science in the Quran

Note that the original Quran ***doesn’t*** have the word “reflected”. It is pure corruption to suggest that God knew that the moon reflects the sun’s light when he “dictated” the Quran.

God was deeply ignorant about basic cosmology in those days.]

Talking ants

Science in Quran

Talking ants. Reminds me of a Disney movie I saw somewhere. Quran is clearly a fairy tale for children – but because of the violence embedded in it, it is a pretty dangerous one once people actually believe it.



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Anti-truth, anti-science Hinduism, Islam, Christianity: continuing promotion of falsehood, superstition, obscurantism, self-delusion

People say education is essential, and so you get educated. You become a good student, you study a lot, you keep studying till the end of your life.

And then you are attacked as ignorant by religious bigots who would never pass the most elementary exam in science.

What’s the point of education if bigots are determined to not change their mind despite all the proofs you can muster.

There is no doubt that there are SOME aspects of each religion which allow for some consistency with reason. However, for the most part, is an ENEMY of reason.  It is obscurantist, denies the most obvious science, while accepting the most ridiculous nonsensical belief. How nutty are these religious people. Is there any limit of stupidity they can’t cross?



I tolerate (not respect) your free speech right to spout nonsense. I also gladly participate in your celebrations and feasts. But I don’t you for your deliberate ignorance.

If you feel comforted by your religion, by all means have it. If you think what it says is true, you are hallucinating. Try to keep religion and reason separate. Religion is purely a fairy tale for your own psychological satisfaction. NO more than that.

Note that my condemnation of religion does not mean I am disproving God. God may well exist, but God has nothing to do with man-made religion.


I’m starting this placeholder post and will update over the years. I’ve written much in the past, as well. I’ll try to link previous writings to this post.


The Indian miracle-buster stuck in Finland


Vast amounts of false “science” offered in defence of Quran (comments on a FB post)

Quran is 100 per cent man made (and so are Vedas, Bible and the lot). And no, I don’t care about your propaganda.


A great RSS leader’s scientific wisdom: “a plastic surgeon fixed an elephant’s head on Ganesha”

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Edward O Wilson is a man after my heart: a persistent scientific thinker

I had read Edward Wilson’s famous On Human Nature a long time ago. A fascinating book. I did not get to read him again, till recently.

Now that I’ve read his The Social Conquest of Earth, I’m convinced he is one of the great minds of all time.

I like his humility and insistence that everything he has said/ discovered should be subject to stringent tests. I like his insistence on reason, no matter where it takes him. Not for him any shortcuts. He finds that:

  • religions are a convenient local fiction
  • we can’t rule out God in some crevice or cranny somewhere
  • artificial intelligence will never get close to the human mind (even though it will exceed us in many ways)

Having said that, I don’t think Wilson understands economics. To that extent he is not aware that human nature can be harnessed to resolve environmental problems – about which he is greatly (and rightly) concerned.

Economists should get to understand biology better, and the other way around, as well.

There’s a relatively recent talk from him on youtube, – it is very good:

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Yes, one of them is right, but neither theists nor atheists have proved their case

I despise religions, all of which are not only man-made (having nothing whatsoever to do with God), but which generally crush the honest, innocent man and actively take the side of the powerful, the corrupt and the murderers.

From the Christian crusades to the Islamic hordes that butchered innocents throughout history (and continue to do so today), to the RSS – the Hindu terrorists – there is little good that can be attributed to religion. Their overall record (barring a few exceptions) is overwhelmingly negative.

This also means that religions have nothing whatsoever to do with morality, being hubcentres of the most immoral forces that mankind has ever created. Religious leaders are – in most cases – the worst offenders of our widely shared conceptions of morality. Excepting a few cases, there is a very strong correlation between religiosity and evil.

The need to end religion

We must therefore hasten to bring religion to an end. That is the first step towards peace on earth.

Apart from other writings and activities in this regard, I have established this page on Facebook: End Religion, Bring Peace. Do join the page.

The rejection of religion is not the same as the rejection of God

If religion is bad, surely God does not exist? No. It is not quite that simple. The rejection of religion does not amount to the rejection of God.

We must start with a basic and obvious fact. We know this for sure: that the world exists.

We know that there is an enormous amount of energy in this universe. (In addition, there are hypotheses about an infinity of other universes, e.g. the multiverse hypothesis).

Even if we just focus on the current universe, we have two explanations for its existence:

  1. It was created by God
  2. It was always there (or came into existence on its own – same thing, for our current purpose).

Only one of these two hypotheses is right.

Theists are clear: God made it. They can’t prove God, but IF God exists, then they can at least partially explain the existence of this universe (of course, they’ll then have to show who created God – or get God to tell us clearly why He exists in the first place).

Believers have proposed many types of God (as I’ve discussed here). These, however, remain hypotheses. No one has ever provided any robust, scientific proof. Yes, all sorts of claims are made by believers (e.g. this – by a “scientist”) but there is no scientific proof.

So there is no proof of God (or at least of a type of God whose existence we can prove). In science, we call claims without proof, hypotheses, no more. Speculation.

So does this prove that there is no God and that atheists are right? Not really.

Atheists don’t need to disprove the existence of God but they do need to prove their theory of the universe. Since atheists assert that God does not exist, they equivalently assert that the universe must have always existed or came into existence on its own. (Btw, this was also Buddha’s theory of existence). Atheism is a POSITIVE assertion (a rather strong one) – about the universe, about existence.

So they need to not just prove that energy was always there but also show why it was always there. It is crucial to prove why there is something and not nothing.

As far as I know, we are struggling to explain dark matter and dark energy – which comprise 95 per cent of our universe. We can’t see them but we know they exist. So we can’t even explain the current universe, leave alone explain how it came into being, or what was there before it. Any string theory explanations should be rejected, since there are tens of string theories, and NONE has any way of being proven empirically.

The level of proof we need:

The full proof of God will need to be quite comprehensive (I’ve got 100s of questions that will need to be addressed). Similarly, the full proof of atheism will need to be quite comprehensive (similarly, there are 100s of questions to be addressed).

Today, we can’t make up our mind either way. Science has not yet proven God or the spontaneous emergence of the universe. We just don’t know which of these two hypotheses is right.

Under the circumstances, I reject ANY assertion one way or other, and treat both as possibilities. One of them is right. Which one is right I don’t yet know.

Even reputed “scientists” are mired in confusion. Einstein asserts “I am not an Atheist” – and offers a mystic (rather pantheistic/ deistic) view of the world. John D. Barrow asserts (at great length, and with a wide variety of “scientific” proofs), The Anthropic Cosmological Principle. Hawking asserts there is no God. So does Richard Dawkins.

But all these are assertions without proof. Such assertions are MEANINGLESS, unless buttressed with rock-solid evidence.

To the extent they make such assertions, all these people: Einstein, Barrow, Francis Collins, Hawking, Dawkins and many others like them, are NOT scientists.

Science does not have anything both ways. There is only ONE truth. Always, and without exception.

Agnosticism the only valid scientific position today

I need PROOFS. Rock solid proofs.

This issue cannot be settled through arguments on Facebook or on this blog. It will only be settled through scientific journals with 100 per cent clear evidence and proofs, either way.

Till the whole of the scientific community (including me) has firmly come to a single view – after reviewing all the relevant evidence, I prefer to sit on the fence.

That’s the only tenable scientific position on this subject, today.

Charles Darwin and many other genuine scientists veered towards this position. I question the critical thinking capacity of anyone who asserts otherwise – today.

I don’t care if your name is Einstein or Hawking. You are NOT a scientist, in my view, to the extent you make assertions not supported by rock solid proof.


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I am an agnostic. I reject theism. I reject atheism.


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