Muslim media and individuals as well as so called Arab apologists incessantly speak in invariably glowing terms, of the contribution of the Arabs and Muslims to human civilization. What is the reality?
Before I address this question, there is an extremely important word that has to be defined first, which is at the root of this discussion, this word is civ·i·li·za·tion.
According to the English language, it comprises a society which is in an advanced state of social development, with complex legal, political and religious organizations; that is, in an advanced state of intellectual, cultural, and material development in human society, marked by progress in the arts and sciences, the extensive use of record-keeping, including writing, and the appearance of complex political and social institutions.
Like everything else about Arabs and Muslims, Facts and Reality are CONTRARY to ALL their exaggerated and invariably false and wishful thinking declarations. Let us examine the historical facts as recorded by the Arabs and Muslims themselves and their contemporaries. In the Arabian Peninsula where Muhammad was born, the Arabs were among the most illiterate, superstitious and unlearned nomadic and semi nomadic people in what we call the Middle East today.
Although surrounded by other truly advanced cultures, they had not even the semblance of a CIVILIZATION to speak of: they had no central authority such as a king or a Priest/ king, no government, no army, no civil service, no arts, no sciences and no record-keeping. The Arabs, under the banner of so called Islam, conquered several civilizations on three continents: such as the Zoroasterian Sassanid Persian Empire, the Byzantine Christian Empire, the Coptic Christian Egyptians, the Hindu Indians, the Buddhist Chinese, etc. These were truly advanced civilizations.
It is therefore INCONCEIVABLE to suggest, that the Arabs could have imparted ANYTHING of value to the subjugated peoples of these conquered civilizations.
In Arabic, the subject peoples who converted to Islam are called MAWALI, meaning Clients/Followers/Supporters. This is an extremely relevant and important word because it is from among the conquered people of these Civilizations, that the Arab Imperialists were able to build their mosques, their palaces, run their trade and economies, collect taxes and take census. It was from among the Mawali and the Jews and Christians of the conquered territories that Greek, Roman and Hebrew literature, philosophies and sciences were translated to Arabic.
From 701 to 1424, a period of about 700 years, a maximum of 80 scientists and scholars under the sword of Muhammadan Islam – mostly from among the Mawali – contributed a wealth of advancement in many branches of knowledge. It is vitally important for the readers to realize, that these scholars, based their knowledge on foundations first set by others, centuries before the Arabs, Muhammad and Islam: Egyptian, Hebrew, Persian, Greek, Roman, Byzantine, Indian, etc whose knowledge and writings were translated into Arabic by men from the conquered peoples, by converts to Muhammadan Islam (Mawali) as well as by Jews, Christians and others. The so called Islamic Science and or Islamic Civilization had absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with Islam. Almost the entirety of these scholars and scientists Excelled not because of Islam but IN SPITE of Islam since they were invariably SECULAR thinkers.
No knowledge whatsoever, in the sciences, arts, engineering, architecture, philosophy, astronomy, geology or history etc, can possibly sprout under Fundamentalist Islam, because the ONLY knowledge that Fundamentalist Islam recognizes as valid and worthy, is knowledge of the Quran which they call ILM. Out of the eighty or so scientists and scholars mentioned above only a HANDFUL were pure Arabs. The remainder were Persians, Turks, Jews, Christians, Kurds, Sabians, Spaniards, North African, etc.
In reality, this science and this civilization should be, and must be called Mawali Science and or Mawali Civilization because Arabian Islam contributed absolutely nothing to its evolution, propagation and or establishment. Nothing of value in human intellectual endeavours can possibly be created or grow under Fundamentalist Muhammadan Islam. Muslims reading this article should be outraged at such statements. Well, let them think about the following facts and figure out the common denominator that underlines them:
1 Can any follower of Muhammad name FIVE Muslims who had contributed anything whatsoever to human intellectual, artistic, scientific and philosophical advancement from among the tens of millions in the Arabian Peninsula in the last 1381 years between 635 to 2016?
2 Can any follower of Muhammad name TEN Muslims who have contributed anything whatsoever to the advancement of human knowledge in the sciences, arts, philosophy, theological discourse etc, from among the Hundreds of Millions of Muslims in the world during the 566 years from 1450?
The only reason that they cannot find these scientists or scholars is because Fundamentalist Muhammadan Islam cannot survive under the bright light of knowledge, freedom of thought, freedom of expression, freedom of religious belief and or freedom of intellectual dialogue and debate, because the best and most perfect system of Fundamentalist Muhammadan Islam is that of the Taliban in Afghanistan: a state of mind-boggling Ignorance, Religious Intolerance, Hate, Racism, Terror and Utter Stupidity under Islam’s SHARIA.
Fundamentalist Muhammadan Islam can only exist in DARKNESS and as we know, very little if anything can bloom and prosper in the dark without light or sunshine. That is why, very little knowledge, if any, emanates from over 57 Muslim majority states in the world today of over 1.5 billion followers of Muhammad. The above statements and FACTS are available for all to read and no amount of Muslim anger, diatribes, hatemongering threats and terror can change an iota of them.
Muslims thrive in the Twilight Zone of DENIAL and of blaming all others. The Denial of FACTS; the denial of REALITY; the Blame Others Syndrome. For as long as Muslims are not willing or able to face facts, Islam and Muslims will continue to remain forever fixed in the TIME WARP of Muhammad’s Seventh Century Arabia and his Quran.