Thursday, 7 November 2013

Imagine A World Without Muslims

Yes, let's imagine a world WITHOUT MUSLIMS, shall we?

Without Muslims you wouldn’t have:
  • Coffee
  • Cameras
  • Experimental Physics
  • Chess
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Perfume/spirits
  • Irrigation
  • Crank-shaft, internal combustion engine, valves, pistons
  • Combination locks
  • Architectural innovation (pointed arch -European Gothic cathedrals adopted this technique as it made the building much stronger, rose windows, dome buildings, round towers, etc.)
  • Surgical instruments
  • Anesthesia
  • Windmill
  • Treatment of Cowpox
  • Fountain pen
  • Numbering system
  • Algebra/Trigonometry
  • Modern Cryptology
  • 3 course meal (soup, meat/fish, fruit/nuts)
  • Crystal glasses
  • Carpets
  • Checks
  • Gardens used for beauty and meditation instead of for herbs & kitchen
  • University
  • Optics
  • Music
  • Toothbrush
  • Hospitals
  • Bathing
  • Quilting
  • Mariner’s Compass
  • Soft drinks
  • Pendulum
  • Braille
  • Cosmetics
  • Plastic surgery
  • Calligraphy
  • 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………..

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