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zero to 100 percent what a great miracle!

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Submitted by Hassan Pierre Arceno (Philippines), Apr 12, 2007 at 19:13

from "Zero" to become the torch bearer of advanced civilization from 7th up to 13th centuries is miracle indeed!!! Yes that is possible because of the cardinal teaching of Prophet Muhammad encouraging the Muslims to search knowledge from cradlle to grave or to search knowledge even as far to china! IN contrast to the teachings of christianity which resulted to a so called Dark Ages of europe that it is forbidden to books including bible and forbidden to say something if it is against the unscientific belief of the church!!!!

If you mean arabia is zero because it is a desert place then you are correct, but in terms of contribution then you are wrong, since the cradle of Islam is Arabia and it is the teaching of Islam that inspired the discoveries and development of advanced knowledge and sciences in which the west have directly inherited and shamelessly claimed as their own!!!!

Had Islam that time has the backward and suppressive mentality like that of the christian church that time then the so called benificial knowledge will be totally lost from humanity and people all over the world is not as advanced as we have now!!!

The west just simply learned a good lesson or example from Islam with respect to giving value of knowledge!!!!!! Had the barbaric Mongols conquered the backward west rather than the progressive East that time....im sure .the west will remain backward if not remain in dark ages or they are now the poor countries in contrast to the countries in the east!!!!

It is Islam rather christianity who first study and developed the scientific treatise and writings of the ancient pagan world!!!! Islam is the saviour and conduit of knowledge while Christianity was busy in suppressing it!!!!

just see my other comments how the advanced civilization of Islam is being stopped by the succesive conquest of both the barbaric Mongols and the newly educated west!!!!

Like a dog or tiger who had escape his cage, the West since their awakening from deep slumber during the dark ages is now busy conquering and colonizing other countries including the islamic world...

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