Anjin-san Posted April 13, 2012 Share Posted April 13, 2012 >Yes, that point would have begun during the "Dark Ages" of Europe, when Islam was a shining light of medical, astronomical and mathematical knowledge. Without the Moslem preservation of the Greek classical texts, very few would have survived until today, it was the Christians who sytematically destroyed these great texts.< Not really,they survive to this day. >Guys, don't forget that the Western Media's exhibition of Islam is terribly bent and warped. It focuses on extremists in the Sunni and Shi'ite sects but ignores moderate Moslems and moderate Moslem sects, like the Sufis and the Ismailis. Most Moselms, like most Christians, don't really "practice" their religion, they pay it lip service and that's about all.< Hence the problem.Yet the Sunni and Shi'ite,like all religions seem to be in extreme,... >I'm sure most of the fellows in the Page/Plant Cairo Orchestra were ostensibly Muslims.< You know that as fact? >Oh, and if you want to hear some Led Zeppelin influenced Middle-Eastern "world music," < Zep was making -world music- before it was called that,.... Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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