Wednesday, February 01, 2006
Qibla: East to West, West to East
The reason Muslims invented math, geometry, and maps, and the reason they discovered the Earth is "egg shape" is to enable them to face Mecca from east to west and west to east simultaneously, as one will see from the photograph above. It's all very scientific.
The Muslim invetntion of stealing the Indian invention of the place-holder, zero, well, that was for reasons of self-description.