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Deconstucting Turkishness -1

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), May 28, 2008 at 16:50

sims01 wrote : "Well, where to start. It looks like every sentence is an accusation for everything Turkish, and most of them are wrong and out of context."

Wherever! It looks like the opposite you're accustomed to - nonsensical eulogies and servile worship of everything Turkish, all of it is so fine and so superior in being a great Turk , a member of the magnificent Turkish horde ( on pain of severe punishment in case you fail to praise Turkishness ;), isn't it ?

"Greeks in Smyrna and Pontus were not exterminated (except some who died in the fire)."

The honorary citizen of the Turkish Republic General Mikhail Vasilevich Frunze writes in his book " Recollections from Turkey" published around 1923 i.al. : ' From 200 000 Greeks that had lived in Sampsunta , Sinope and Amasia few men remain hiding in the mountains. Under the most brutal and inhumane conditions the elderly, the women and the children had been expelled to other regions. I was informed that the irregular Turkish bands of Topal Osman had spread panic in teh town of Khavza. They burnt down, raped, killing any Greek or Armenian they came across and pulled down all the bridges. (...) Everywhere scenes of havoc and destructions.

The road from Kavak to Khatzilar will stay in my memory as long as I am alive. In the distance of 30 km I saw nothing but corpses. In one place I counted 58 of them. I saw the dead body of a beautiful girl. They had cut off her head and put it in her hands. Further on I saw another dead body of a beautiful little girl of 7-8 years. She had blonde hair and naked legs. She was wearing just a shirt. From what I saw I guessed that while the child was crying in agony hiding its head in the ground an Turkish infrantryman pierced its little body with a bayonet.'

It's funny to see how Turkish you're, ie. how mendacious, how unable to face the surest evidence showing the evils the Turks have perpetrated! How adamantly mean and disgusting your denials of the most certain historical facts are! How you hate the truth that hurts your primitive super-ego! ! ...

In short how typically Moslem you are in spite of all that fairy-tales criculating in the West of "Turkish secularisation" ! .. . You Turks are incurable liars and this is the most sickening and permanent charcteristcis of Turkishness. Lying not to hurt your tribal identity is your innermost nature! This is what I detest and contempt most. This is what makes your barbarity!

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