What do you reckon?

Excerpt of a book I’ve been reading for quite sometime but yet to finish it…

The Crusades were disgraceful but formative events in Western history; they were devastating for the Muslims of the Near East, but for the vast majority of Muslims in Iraq, Iran, Central Asia, Malaysia, Afghanistan and India, they were remote border incidents. It was only in the twentieth century, when the West had become more powerful and threatening, that Muslim historians would become preoccupied by the medieval Crusades, looking back with nostalgia to the victorious Saladin, and longing for a leader who would be able to contain the neo-Crusade of Western imperialism.

Armstrong,  2000

Now, let us get our self out there to make actions, eyh?


Was born in January 5th 1989, the writer was brought up to view world in his own perspective. A lot have been counted as his interest, and lately, love to read like there is no tomorrow. By reading, the writer was encouraged to share his view/opinion/etc so that his life become more merrier. to know more about the writer, contact him at iqhakeem@gmail.com

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7 comments on “What do you reckon?
  1. atif says:

    Karen armstrong?

  2. iqhakim says:

    you are definitely true brother. read her book as well? am still half way through though. 😀

  3. iqhakim says:


    yes! but, what kind of actions? mind to put some of your cents?

  4. atif says:

    Aku ikut2 her goings on lah, tapi belum sempat baca buku dia. Which book are you reading? Is it the latest one (The Case for God)?

    Btw Kim, cuti mid sem ko bila? And internet dah laju dah kat umah?

  5. iqhakim says:

    Nah… the old one, Islam: A Short History. X tau that she have a new one. Will consider to read that. Ni pon kebetulan jumpa buku dalam rumah, ape lagi. 😀

    And yeah, internet dah laju. Mahu skyping, set a date. Probably next week would be the best. Cause now I’m a bit busy with assignments/tests. @.@ + 😐

  6. atif says:

    hehe aku pun this week takboleh, nor even next week or the week after, but 29th aku start midsem break, you want to set a date then?

    and ooo buku tu, lucky you dapat jumpa sepah2 haha. yup she has a new book out, which is a pretty spiffy one at that from what i hear, ada jumpa kat kedai tadi but it was 40NZD =(

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