NASA | SDO: Year 5

While watching this, one remembers the Islamic Golden Age - the period in the history of Islam during the Middle Ages when much of the Muslim world experienced scientific, economic, and cultural flourishing. With the inauguration of the House of Wisdom in Baghdad, where scholars from various parts of the world sought to translate and gather all the known world's knowledge into Arabic.

A period of unrivalled prosperity, tolerance, freedom & openness to new ideas, with embracing & advancements in/of new technology, philosophy, science & scientific method, mathematics, physics, biology, medicine, and every other branch of science.

As well as provisions of healthcare & hospitals, education, schools & universities, expanding horizons with an active encouragement of commerce and travel, culture, literature, arts & architecture...


⊕ Sheikh Bandar al-Khaibari ⊕
Saudi cleric rejects that Earth revolves around the Sun

Today, thanks to religious zealots, we have 1000's of brainwashed idiots & thugs; running around Iraq, Syria & Libya, joyfully murdering & beheading everything in their way, in the name of their warped & backward brand of Islam.

With the sad thing being; if they have their way; would they be able to make a box of matches in 1 million years; and the simple answer is NO! - Because they are just a bunch of easily manipulated idiotic, inhuman, SCUM; lead by idiots like Sheikh Bandar al-Khaibari.

And the old adage certainly holds true;  "Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.". Somebody should have told the Sheikh this one...