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Quran; A Memory - Stories Of The Ancient

" The brain is a complex and sophisticated part of the human anatomy. It is said that if the human brain were so simple that we could understand it, we would be so simple that we couldn’t understand it.

The hippocampus is a part of the brain which is associated with developing short term and long term memories. The exciting part is, that research shows, our memories are not fully aligned with the absolute facts of events, and there are always gaps between what had occurred in reality and what we remember and register as memories. The macro events maybe aligned with reality but everything other than the generic sense of an episode including all of the detail, is forgotten, but the brain forces us to believe in our memory despite it being flawed. You will not remember in detail what color of shirt your friend was wearing yesterday despite it being a vivid part of your experience and memory. You may also remember very vividly there was a window next to the door at the hotel you were having dinner at but in reality that window might never have existed. This has been established through research.

Researchers questioned further the need for memories when they were, misaligned, incomplete (and we were only made to believe what we remember was the truth). They found out that people whose hippocampus was damaged and struggled to retain memories, these people struggled to imagine the future as well. The Hippocampus is engaged in more severity when imagining, versus remembering.

In recent years, neuro-imaging has provided evidence to suggest that imagining the future relies on much of the same neural machinery as remembering the past.  In simpler words, people who develop a memory loss, also cannot imagine or plan anything about the future, they loose their sense of the future as well.

This connection between remember the past hazily, but imagining and planning the future vividly is an outstanding piece of evolutionary biology.

In some ways, the Quran is this hippocampus, which has retained memories (stories of the ancient in pagan words as quoted by the Quran itself), but without which any thought about the future is also not possible. If the message of the Quran does not exist in us (if we cannot retain this memory), it is not possible for us to plan for our future (for success in both the worlds).  "

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