I would like to explain another important subject within believing in Allah. Some of the scientists think that religion is a "dogma" and the most important obstacle of science. This is certainly a big mistake.
It is obvious that the judgments of the religion are not scientific judgments, but value judgments. Like all value judgments, they are "dogma"s.
"Scientific judgments" are verified and proven by experiments. "Value judgments" are the judgments, which are considered as true and real by many people, and assigned a value to them by the religion, government or a society. 100 $ in your pocket is in fact nothing but a piece of paper scientifically. However the government assigned a value of 100 $ to it. You can exchange any good or service of 100 $ with this piece of paper. A flag equals to a value of 50-100 grams of cotton or wool with paint on it when we consider it scientifically. When we consider it from the perspective of the nation it represents an inestimable value.
# Universal truths of all time
Let's consider the judgments of religion now. It is clear that Islam, which is conveyed to people via messengers of Allah (swt) from the first human, is the sole religion in the sight of Allah (swt). The judgments of the religion are certainly value judgments. However, these value judgments are significantly different from the ones (as the value of the money) that people assigned to objects and events. There are no conflicts between basic values of religion with scientific judgments as the both values are assigned by Allah (swt), who also assigns the values of material world. Both of them present the universal truths of all time in different areas (science in material world; religion in human behavior area). Contrary to what some of the scientists believe, judgments of Islam never conflict with scientific judgments. Each finding of science experimentally presents how Islam is right, true and realistic in its judgments.
# Science and religion assist each other
Islam is the most important complementary of science because scientific study mostly needs scientific mentality. Scientific mentality requires an objective approach apart from personal feelings, opinions and thoughts. It can only be achieved by an objective perspective by getting rid of will and desires of the nafs (ego). The most effective life style for scientific mentality is Islam.
Whilst Islam is the most important assistance of science, science also helps Islam strongly because science provides opportunities for us to understand the universe better each day. The universe organized and managed by Allah, is a great world which was created by Allah (swt) in which we can see the results of the actional attributes of Allah. Science never denies the existence of Allah (swt) . Each new data, finding and discovery of science helps us understand the greatness of the divine order, increases our love, passion and worship to the owner of the divine order, thereby strengthens our faith.
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