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Harun A.M Hassan

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GOD vs SCIENCE

Most of the worlds population believe in some sort of higher being, deity, god... even though the world of science has produced things that would make many people think twice about how things function... there are much more simpler things such as yawning which actually has no scientific explanation I'd like to know what the TED community has to say...?

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    Jan 31 2014: What does all our Gods say about yawning? The usual silence?
    • Jan 31 2014: Yaaaaaaaaaaaaaaawwwwwwwwwwwwwwnnn! Ups. Sorry. :)
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      Feb 1 2014: I was pondering as to why something so simple as yawning has no scientific explanation to it : $......
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        Feb 1 2014: There actually IS a scientific explanation for yawning Harun, which I was taught about 30 years ago by my voice coach.

        It relaxes the facial, mouth and throat muscles, and brings more oxygen into the systems of the body. If we even start mimicking a yawn, it feels really good, and I used it for part of the vocal warm-up when performing in musical theater productions:>)

        http://science.howstuffworks.com/life/inside-the-mind/human-brain/question572.htm
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          Feb 1 2014: I assume you also use it as an external indicator of the quality of your musical performance, measured in total numbers of occurrence within the audience?

          ;o)
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        Feb 1 2014: Without explanation, how do you know it is simple? :o)
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          Feb 4 2014: you suck in a large amount of oxygen plz someone tell me how difficulty in that
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          Feb 4 2014: It is not difficult at all Harun. You said, however, "I was pondering as to why something so simple as yawning has no scientific explanation".

          There IS a scientific explanation, so what is your point?
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        Feb 4 2014: Hyperventilation also aligns to your observation, yet its cause and purpose is different from yawning, so again, how do you know about simplicity when you are lacking sufficient explanations as you yourself claimed?

        I am just referring to your statement, that science has no answer to that, which isn't mine, as I was taught about yawning as Colleen described.
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      Feb 1 2014: Lejan,
      Regarding your comment.......
      "I assume you also use it as an external indicator of the quality of your musical performance, measured in total numbers of occurrence within the audience?"

      I don't remember ever seeing anyone yawning once the performance started:>)
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        Feb 1 2014: Which I then take as a clear sign of your talent and mastery as a singer and actor!

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