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Cheyenne Lin

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What beliefs are we born with if any?

When we're children we're brought up to aspire to own a car, house, be married, and have children of our own one day. Would these thoughts occur if we weren't brought up in a family setting or knowing what these amenities were? Is it programmed in our minds in the womb or do we learn it? Nature vs. Nurture.

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  • Aug 26 2011: according Koran when human is born does not know anything:
    http://tanzil.net/#16:78

    it was amazing for me because I was thinking a baby at least knows how to suck milk from mother. so I was thinking why Koran say such thing?!
    one day I asked this my wife. and she said a new baby does not know this. the mother should moving jaw of baby and training baby then baby learns how to suck milk.

    all babies are born believers in one God but parents make children in different religions.
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      Aug 26 2011: Hi man , you don't let the Koran out of your thoughts at all , do you? :) .
      • Aug 26 2011: Hi and salute,
        first wisdom then Koran.
        both together
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      Aug 27 2011: SR, "according Koran when human is born does not know anything:"
      koran is written by a human. it is nothing special.

      "all babies are born believers in one God but parents make children in different religions"
      no. babies are spoon fed to believe in a particular God.
      • Aug 27 2011: "koran is written by a human."
        who is that human?
        until now in 1400 no human claimed is writer of Koran. Muhammad (PBUH) was a uneducated and did not write anything in his life (this is clear in history). and also never claimed Koran is from himself. he only said Koran and other people wrote it on skin and bones of animals. he could not write anything.
        • Sep 24 2011: S.R. Ahmadi, I am interested in your intent in using the acronym PBUH. I realize that this means "Praise be upon him", but what do you mean when you say that? Are you exhorting the reader to praise Muhammad, or are you asking Allah to praise him, or are you simply offering your own praise? And why should Muhammad be praised? You said that he just spoke the words, whidh were actually written down by literate people. Why shouldn't the literate people be praised? Without them the words of the Koran would have been passed down only by oral tradition, which would probably have introduced errors.
        • Sep 24 2011: S.R. Ahmadi, "det ted" said "koran is written by a human. it is nothing special" and your replay focused on the fact that Muhammad was illierate. You appear to be dodging "det ted"'s point that the Koran was made up by one or more human beings. (Of course the same can be said for the Torah or the Christian bible or any other religious text.) Do you have any answer to "det ted"'s point?
      • Sep 24 2011: Dear Carlin Covey,
        your questions are off topic here. you can open new topic and invite me there. sorry.
        lots of my comments are removed.

        also please read here about Koran::
        http://www.ted.com/conversations/3789/proving_koran.html
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      Sep 24 2011: "according Koran when human is born does not know anything:"


      fine; then according to me...

      everything a seed needs to become a tree is contained within it.
      if you plant a tomato tree..then become impatient with it after 2 weeks...and start screaming at it and stomp on it yelling 'THIS IS NOT A TOMATO TREE' it probably wont grow up big and strong.

      likewise; a soul knows all there is to know..and if you become impatient with it after 2 weeks and teach it all its life 'YOU DON'T KNOW YOU NEED TO LEARN' it'll probably think it doesn't know.

      thats why i say; life is not a school. nothing to learn. have only to remember what you already know.
      but don't believe me, go with whatever you know. because you don't need to believe me to know what you know.

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