What is life?
Submitted by on Thu, 18/06/2020 - 11:44
Dear Brother / Sister,
What is life?
Life is something out of matter, that is, it is meaning; and it is not subject to time and space.
There is no such thing as life in atoms or molecules, which are the basic building blocks of living beings. Since what does not exist in the building blocks cannot exist in its whole, life cannot be matter. In that case, life is something out of matter, that is, it is meaning; and it is not subject to time and space. Then there is a common layer of ‘life’ in the universe, and everything that can take this light of life, whether or not it has a material body, is alive.
Observations show that the common characteristic of all living beings in the world is that they contain water. Therefore, life is sought in other planets by searching for water. However, water is not and cannot be the source of life because there is no life in the water molecule consisting of two hydrogen atoms and an oxygen atom; and the claim that water is the source of something that does not exist in itself is nonsense just like the claim that the dazzling diamond with its colorful sparkles is the source of light, or that the source of the images seen on the screen of the television set is the screen itself.
Questions on Islam
- Will you evaluate our five senses in terms of matter-body and spirit-meaning?
- Will you evaluate the beings in terms of the relationship between matter and meaning?
- Question 57: Is it appropriate to mention religion in scientific studies? Science is based on experiment and religion is based on belief. Therefore, science and religion always contradict.
- Is it possible for molecules, which do not have life, mind and consciousness, to come together on their own to do something?
- What is the “Terrible Truth”? How is the material world a manifestation and reflection of Allah’s name an-Nur (the Luminous Light)?
- THE LABORATORY OF THE UNIVERSE AS A METAPHOR
- What does the magnificent organization of the molecules show? What kind of a connection can be established between the periodic table and the creation of living beings?
- When will real enlightenment begin for man?
- Creation through the Language of Sciences