Yes, let's imagine a world WITHOUT MUSLIMS, shall we?
Without Muslims you wouldn’t have:
Crank-shaft, internal combustion engine, valves, pistons
Architectural innovation (pointed arch -European Gothic cathedrals
adopted this technique as it made the building much stronger, rose
windows, dome buildings, round towers, etc.)
Treatment of Cowpox
3 course meal (soup, meat/fish, fruit/nuts)
Gardens used for beauty and meditation instead of for herbs & kitchen
- Mariner’s Compass
- Soft drinks
- Plastic surgery
- Manufacturing of paper and cloth
-- It was a Muslim who realized that light ENTERS our eyes, unlike the Greeks who thought we EMITTED rays & so invented a camera from this discovery
-- It was a Muslim who first tried to FLY in 852, even though it is the Wright Brothers who have taken the credit
-- It was a Muslim by the name of Jabir ibn Hayyan who was known as the founder of modern Chemistry. He transformed alchemy into chemistry. He invented: distillation, purification, oxidation, evaporation & filtration. He also discovered sulfuric & nitric acid
-- It is a Muslim, by the name of Al-Jazari who is known as the father of robotics
-- It was a Muslim who was the architect for Henry V’s castle
-- It was a Muslim who invented hollow needles to suck cataracts from eyes, a technique still used today
-- It was a Muslim who actually discovered inoculation, not Jenner & Pasteur to treat cowpox. The West just brought it over from Turkey.
-- It was Muslims who contributed much to mathematics like Algebra and Trigonometry, which was imported over to Europe 300 years later to Fibonnaci & the rest.
-- It was Muslims who discovered that the Earth was round 500 years before Galileo did.
The list goes on………..