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Moslem "achievements" - from an official exposition

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in response to reader comment: Avenger and his fairy tales

Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Dec 23, 2006 at 13:39

Dear Infidel, you wrote :

"My last point is that I'm well aware of Muslims taking credit for inventing everything from the origin of "0" to information regarding the solar system; but that Muslims discovered the western world 500 years before Columbus?"

Some "moderate" Moslems have a better (Allahian) "theory" which amounts to the same :

" Allah ta'ala Is Responsible for every good thing on Earth, and He Says that He sent a Messenger to EVERY nation and people — that includes the indigenous American people. And since He's the Creator, He can Choose whatever peoples He Wills to bring this good thing about — including Americans, and including indigenous Americans. So we should stop trying to take credit for something that isn't ours to brag about."


How generous! So now it is not some disguised rank and file Moslems but prophets appointed personally by Allah that spread Islam in pre-Columbian America and Polynesia.

> What's next, Muslims orbited the first satellite, sent the first man into orbit around the earth and placed the first man on the moon?

A well-known story believed by Muslims tells about Neil Armstrong's conversion to Islam, the claim being that when he was on the moon, he heard the call to prayer (echoing in vacuum!) and/or saw the word "Allah" in the sky , so that when he returned to earth, he recited the shahada and embraced Islam.

As to Einstein it was his Muslim gardener or janitor who came up with E=mc2.

> Are these lies the shape of things to come?

Or haven't they come yet ? The British dhimmis organized in March at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester an exhibition "1001 Inventions: Discover the Muslim Heritage of Our World" subisdized by the Home Office and the Department for Trade and Industry.

The exhibition teaches us how Moslems besides "inventing" baked potatoes and beans as well as three course meals also "invented" inter alia :

"the camera and carpets for home insulation ; paper, fountain pen, and using libraries to promote public learning; making soap and setting up public baths; formulating pills and making surgical tools; navigation devices and charting world maps; flying with wings and rocket flying."


As one brilliant observer put it :

" I am now awaiting for the announcement that


A. All Modern computers were invented by muslims since mohammed was struck by lightning 1300 years ago while holding up a sword in a storm.

B. All modern cars were invented by muslims since mohammed dropped a dish out of a moving ox cart and saw it roll down the hill (also it crashed) so islam invented the air bag system.

C. All modern aircraft were Obviously invented by muslims since mohammed took his famous midnight flight to jerusalem...

Also by proxy Since it was a night flight
Islam was responsible for

Night Vision goggles
De-icing equipment
Landing lights
the light buld (see above)...
Compressed cabins
the lavatory
Toilet paper (see above)


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