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Kant & Quran
By:Khadija Karnali
Date: Monday, 2 March 2009, 7:36 pm

Believe nothing just because a so-called wise person said it. Believe nothing just because a belief is generally held. Believe nothing just because it is said in ancient books. Believe nothing just because it is said to be of divine origin. Believe nothing just because someone else believes it. Believe only what you yourself test and judge to be true.
- Immanuel Kant

See how close he comes to the Quran:

17:36 And you shall not follow blindly any information of which you have no direct knowledge. (Using your faculties of perception and conception) you must verify it for yourself. In the Court of your Lord, you will be held accountable for your hearing, sight, and the faculty of reasoning. [32:9, 45:23, 46:26. And so, the insane and the disabled will have their incapacities taken into account in a court of law]

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Kant & Quran
Khadija Karnali -- Monday, 2 March 2009, 7:36 pm
Re: Kant & Quran
anwer -- Monday, 2 March 2009, 7:42 pm