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"Nations of Citizens" versus "Nations of Inhabitants"

Reader comment on item: The Citizen of the 21st Century: How Far, How Fast?

Submitted by David Jacob (United States), Jul 18, 2002 at 18:58

Dear Mr. Pipes,

First let me compliment you on your incisive analysis on the abysmal state of the Muslim world today. However, I don't share your optimism "that Muslims will eventually see that resistance to modernity has led to failure" — certainly it will not in our lifetime or for several generations to come. I thought you and your readers might want to read the about the UN report on the state of education in the Arab world. Visit the web site below:

http://www.haaretzdaily.com/hasen/pages/ShArt.jhtml?itemNo=187970&contrassID=2&subContrassID=11&sbSubContrassID=0&listSrc=Y
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