Belief in Qadar E18: Is man a prisoner of Qadar? (CHAPTER 5)

in this chapter, the answer of this question has been answered with two examples. The first one is the example of train station and the other is the example of judge. At the train stations, the times that the trains will arrive are written. This writing is knowledge. The thing known is the arrival of the train at that time. Our question is the same again: "Does the train arrive because of the writing, or was this writing written because of the knowledge about the arrival of the train? What was our rule? "Knowledge is dependent on the known" Then, the answer to our question is: The arrival of the train is known; so, it was written. If the opposite had happened, that is, if the known had been dependent on knowledge, when a naughty boy changed the arrival time of the train, the arrival of the train would have changed. Furthermore, if the train timetable which shows the arrival and departure times were broken accidentally, no train would arrive at that station. However, none of them happens because the thing known is never dependent on knowledge. The knowledge of Allah and the book of Qadar is like the train timetable in which arrival and departure times are written; and this is knowledge. Everything we do is like the train which is going to arrive at the station; it is known. In our example, the cause of the arrival of the train is not the writing on the timetable; on the contrary, such a writing was written because the train is going to arrive at that time. Likewise, the cause of our deeds is not the knowledge of Allah; Allah knows that we will do them in the future.

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