I saw this on FaceBook:
I responded to this by trying to explain to the person who posted it that the meme is propaganda: it gives a false understanding of the Crusades. I supported my explanation with numerous links giving the true history of Islam and the Crusades. Predictably, the guy deleted all but my last comment on his thread. I’ll share that with you at the end of this post. First, I want you to see what this person deleted.
The first thing we need to understand is that the Crusades were defensive in nature. They were a response to an Islamic invasion of Europe. In other words, the Crusades did not start this fire, they merely poured a little water on it. How do we know this to be true? By looking at history free from the twisting of those who wish to paint a distorted picture that…
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