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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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    Feb 4 2014: To give a clear cut and satisfying explanation is difficult. My un-baked, gut-feeling, unscientific, amateur analysis on the topic is; Belief in higher order(s); God(s) have guided (psychological warfare/adaptations) humankind till the dawn of Rennaisance(?). Then Science take charge till the present. Ergo without God/belief, there's no mankind = no Science. Yawning!!!
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      Feb 5 2014: guy's YAWNING has absolute nothing to do with this topic rather understanding why if people see science as greater than GOD why is it that science hasn't figured out so many simple questions about the way humans fully function or the mysteries of the world and beyond or even mental illnesses
      BTW great video about mental illness and Islamic beliefs which in no way must you view unless your curious :)
      http://youtu.be/ZCs8hSzUCVY
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        Feb 5 2014: LOL!

        Harun, YOU brought YAWNING into the conversation, and now you say it has absolutely nothing to do with the topic!

        From your introduction......
        "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...?"

        Yawning, and many other simple questions about the way humans function DO have scientific explanations. That is what many of us in the TED community are trying to convey to you:>)

        Perhaps we are giving you information that you don't want to hear because it does not support your belief?
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        Feb 5 2014: I was curious about the video Harun, which is, as you accurately say... "Islamic beliefs"....Islamic psychology based on the Quran, and it is very biased.

        The person doing the audio/video is not identified, and says that science "lies". I also find it interesting that the so called psychologists/psychiatrists who testify are not named.....not a very credible video in any way, and appears to be a home produced video.
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          Feb 7 2014: COLLEEN plz give me brief explanation on what causes OCD
          And I really am sorry if I've given the expression that this is religious debate when honestly it's NOT that video was an Islamic understanding of mental illnesses
          chow.......
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        Feb 10 2014: Harun,
        I assume you are referring to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obsessive%E2%80%93compulsive_disorder

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