Two sides of Europe

In the middle ages, the enlightenment in the east (in the Islamic world) affected the thought, and positive thinking in the west then set the west in action to improve positive sciences. The French revolution and the industrial revolution made the step forward. However in this development process Europe split up in two; “One follows the sciences which serve justice and right and the industries beneficial for the life of society through the inspiration it has received from true Christianity and the second corrupt Europe which, through the darkness of…

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Dhul-Qarnayn-2

Throughout human history, man had built up many archeological structures. Most of them were fortified castles and cities by strong walls as a defense mechanism. Those castles, city walls, great barriers were both the signs of the power and the fear from the invaders. Some of them are clearly showing us the importance of the security for a state would reach such levels. The constant raids and invasions of one tribe, or a state to another one produced these constructions. The Great Wall of China is one of the massive…

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Dhul-Qarnayn

The history has many interesting subject, characters, events ex… Although the writing invented around 3500 BC, “the established, known history of humanity stretches back approximately four thousand years. This deficient, short view of history cannot give accurate knowledge about the times before the Prophet Abraham, upon him be peace. It either gives superstitious information, or denies some facts, or can provide only very brief knowledge.”[1] Because of lack of enough information.” Dhul-Qarnayn (Zul-qarnain) is one of the characters has always been discussed. Who really is he; Alexander the Great of…

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The Great Irish Famine and the Ottoman Humanitarian Aid to Ireland

Two years ago, while the President of Ireland was visiting Turkey; she brought a gift to the Turkish President as a remembrance of the Ottoman aids sent by Ottomans by ships. Then I decided to study and research this topic. Because, this study will be of great value to understand the Ottoman point of view on humanitarianism. Ireland is an island in northwest Europe in the North Atlantic Ocean on the western part of Great Britain. It is separated from England by the Irish Sea and from mainland Europe by the Celtic Sea.…

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History of Islamophobia and Anti-Islamism

Islamophobia means an unnecessary and groundless culture of fear against Muslims and Islam. Namely, “Islamophobia term may be defined sociologically as the fear that the Western society has against Muslims”. Even though the roots of that pathology, which especially escalated after 11th of September 2001, terminologically came out in late 80s,  that fear and conflict has deep roots in the history of the West. The confrontation of the West and Islam dates back to the emergence of Islam. In the course of time, the relationship between two civilizations which came…

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