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Thursday, 1 August 2013

Islamic "Science" and Other Nonsense




Above is the video of a BBC lynch mob against Tommy Robinson of the English Defence League, during the programme called - a misnomer - FreeSpeech on BBC3. It is not free speech if you verbally abuse and even incite to murder someone for exercising his right to free speech, as it happens in this "debate".

Interestingly, the comments to the video on YouTube reveal how the audience was cherry-picked by the BBC to fit its political bent and in no way represents the British general public. That's reassuring, because a country whose population the studio crowd faithfully represented would be a cross between the Soviet Union and Pakistan.

Horrendous ganging up against one person by clueless people - or worse - is a more apt description of the situation. A bloke in the video, apparently a "musician" I'd never heard of called Akala, who talks about Islamic culture pioneering mathematics and science, must have been listening to Obama instead of going to school. Has he ever heard of Euclid, the father of geometry, and Pythagoras? Muslims did not pioneer anything. All they did was translate intellectual treasures from the original Greek into Arabic. The numbers we use and call "Arabic" were actually developed in India and translated from Sanskrit into Arabic, hence their name.

Islamophile Barack Hussein Obama has been big on the subject of "Islam Has Contributed To The Character Of Our Country" in his celebration of Ramadan, recently but not for the first time. He also mentions "Muslims who helped unlock the secrets of our universe", whose names he must have been hard pressed to find because he didn't say them.

In reality, science and Islam are fundamentally incompatible, which is why, despite the propaganda, there are no Muslim scientists in the history of the Islamic world. The only rational thinkers of some influence that world has produced, Averroes and Avicenna, were not real Muslims, but apostates. Avicenna (980-1037) was an Aristotelian who tried to reconcile formal logic with Islam and failed. Averroes (1126-1198), also influenced by Aristotle, had his works burnt and his disciples persecuted.

The very notion of God in Islam, a being whose power is so absolute that cannot be limited by reason, logic or the laws of nature, and who can at any moment change the order of the universe at his will - if Allah arbitrarily so commands, tomorrow the sun will not rise - makes it impossible to have a Muslim science. Science, a systematic method of looking at things combining empiricism and logic, developed only in Christianity.

Even putting aside this little faux pas, that mercifully for Akala - who is a writer, artist and entrepreneur, no less - nobody disputed (another indication, if necessary, of the lacklustre intellectual standard of this audience), it was evident that Robinson's opponents, namely the whole studio, couldn't stand up to him.

Siara Khan never defined "racism" and how opposition to Islam could be racist. Muslims can be of all races.

The tone of the debate and the level of the participants are demonstrated to be low by the fact that, while all the "debate" - which mainly consists in hurling abuse of "racist" at Tommy Robinson - revolves around racism, you have right from the start something contradicting that premise: a white Muslim. Racism is unjust discrimination on the basis of race. If you "discriminate" against all races, whites included, you discriminate against no race, ergo you are not racist.

15 comments:

  1. Nonsense is right. The myth of a golden age of Islamic science and mathematics has been thoroughly debunked by a number of Orientalists--I use that deliciously politically incorrect term advisedly--Bernard Lewis probably being the best known among them to the general reading public.

    Thank you very much for your brave, intelligent, and (hopefully) effective defense of Western Civilization and its achievements.

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  2. May I respectfully object to the statement "Science... developed only in Christianity". Judaism as well as Hindus, Buddhists and Taoists have been busy and productive in many disciplines, long before Christianity came about. Otherwise couldn't agree more.

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    1. Thank you for your comment. Answering it required a new article:

      http://www.enzaferreri.blogspot.co.uk/2013/08/christianity-gave-birth-to-science.html

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  3. All this nonsense has it's roots in a book written by Philip K Hitti, first published in 1937, in which is claimed every single human endeavour and innovation as arabic. When Obama speaks of arabic accomplishments, he's simply repeating the contents of 'History of the Arabs'

    From the back cover of the 10th Edition:

    Philip K Hitti was born in Lebanon in 1886 and lived in the USA for the most part since 1913, teaching first at Columbia and later at Princeton, from which he retired in 1954 as Professor of Semitic Literature and Chairman of the Department of Oriental Languages. The author of many works on Oriental subjects, Professor Hitti has been active in numerous roles related to the study of Near East languages and politics, and to the promotion of international cultural organisations.

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    To read Hitti, one would need to believe that that arabs invented EVERYTHING. It's probably the most puke-worthy 757 pages I have ever forced myself to read.

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  4. Excellent article, Enza.
    Re-posted far and wide.

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  5. Enza,

    muslims are brainwashed by their culture from birth to hate other cultures and religions. How do I know that? I was unfortunate enough to be born in Iraq and lived there and in Lebanon for the 1st 23 years of my life!! As a Catholic, my family and I lived as 2nd class citizens!! What makes me more sick are dhimmi westerners like the 1st jerk in the video who started by saying he was a muslim and all those pseudo Europeans who side with this devil-worshiping, blood-thirsty, cult. They have the NERVE to call others racist and islamophobic after their cult adherents kill others ON A DAILY BASIS!!!! These devil-worshipers are using the above words to SHUT the opposition ubtil a time comes when their numbers are greater and then they'll do what they are already doing in Syria and Egypt. That is killing Christians and torching their churches!!!! This is what they did in India, and Iran, and Turkey (to the Armenians). How the HELL can anyone tolerate listening to these maggots sitting there claiming that oh, boohoo, we don't understand why the world hates us, when THEY are the haters, raping criminals, murderers, of everyone else????? Anyone who disagrees with me should read about the ATROCITIES this "religion-of-peace" commits on a daily basis. Visit www.thereligionofpeace.com if you are not afraid to learn the true nature of this cult, then I want to see how these dhimmis can still defend this cancer!!!!

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    1. Thank you for your passionate and illuminating comment. We need people like you, with first-hand experience of what Islam really is when it is in a position of power, to inform Westerners who still don't know.

      Would you like to, for example, write something about your experience for the counter-jihad party Liberty GB, my party, or do something else?

      My email is enza76a at gmail dot com.

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  6. Hi Enza, I sent the email. Please tell if it fell through the cracks and I'll re-send.

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  7. Correction: The Muslims did not preserve anything in the Library of Alexandria.

    Rather, according to some sources, they burnt it down... acting on the infamous alleged words of Caliph Omar: "If those books are in agreement with the Quran, we have no need of them; and if these are opposed to the Quran, destroy them."

    Nothing definite is in fact known about when or by whom the library was finally destroyed. There are various theories. But at the very latest it happened with the Muslim conquest in 642 AD.

    More here:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Library_of_Alexandria

    What Muslims did do in the manner of 'preserving' ancient Greek texts was - some centuries later - to pay to have them translated into Arabic (usually by Christian scholars in their employment who knew both languages) and then destroying the originals, since Arabic was presumably the most perfect of languages - so the Greek was now considered obsolete... Because of this procedure several works by Aristotle and others are only to be had in translation. Sigh. Better than nothing, of course. Still it does not show the proper scientific spirit.

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    1. Thank you. Just after writing that I realized it was an error, which I have now corrected.

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  8. Everyone's human tho innit. So it's everyone's history.

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    1. "Everyone's human"

      Bold claim- muslims human? S'pose they are, if judged by human frailty and stupidity.

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