Subject: I chose #2. YOU?
> There was a professor of philosophy who was a deeply committed a
> His primary goal for one required class was to spend the entire
> semester attempting to prove that God couldn't exist. His students
> were always afraid to argue with him because of his impeccable logic.
> For twenty years, he had taught this class and no one had ever had the
> courage to go against him. Sure, some had argued in class at times,
> but no one had ever really gone against him because of his reputation.
> At the end of every semester on the last day, he would say to his
> class of 300 students,
> If there is anyone here who still believes in God, stand up!" In
> twenty years, no one had ever stood up. They knew what he was going to
> do next. He would say,
> "Because anyone who believes in God is a fool.
> If God existed, he could stop this piece of chalk from hitting
> ground and breaking.
> Such a simple task to prove that He is God, and yet He can't do
> And every year, he would drop the chalk onto the tile floor of the
> classroom and it would shatter into a hundred pieces. All of the
> students would do nothing but stop and stare.
> Most of the students thought that God couldn't exist. Certainly,
> number of Christians had slipped through, but for 20 years, they had
> been too afraid to stand up.Well, a few years ago there was a freshman
> who happened to enroll.
> He was a muslim, and had heard the stories about his professor. He
> was required to take the class for his major, and he was afraid. But
> for three months that semester, he prayed every morning that he would
> have the courage to stand up no matter what the professor said, or
> what the class thought. Nothing they aid could ever shatter his
> faith...he hoped.
> Finally, the day came. The professor said,
> "If there is anyone here who still believes in God, stand up!"
> The professor and the class of 300 people looked at him, shocked, as
> he stood up at the back of the classroom. The professor shouted,
> "You FOOL!!! If God existed, he would keep this piece of chalk
> breaking when it hit the ground!"
> He proceeded to drop the chalk, but as he did,it slipped out of his
> off his shirt cuff,onto the pleat of his pants, down his leg, and off
> As it hit the ground, it simply rolled away unbroken. The professor's
> dropped as he stared at the chalk. He looked up at the young man, and
> out of the lecture hall.
> The young man who had stood, proceeded to walk to the front of the
> room and shared his faith in Islam for the next half hour. 300
> students stayed and listened as he told of Allah's love for them and
> to be the followers of our beloved prophet Mohammed (s.a.w).
> You have 2 choices
> 1. Delete this and never look at it again.
> 2. Pass this along to your Muslim friends, giving them encouragement
> we all need every day.
> When you choose option 2, you have chosen to STAND UP