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The So-Called Arabs Who Built The Pyramids ??

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Submitted by Rebecca (United Kingdom), Mar 4, 2009 at 11:21

Excellent - totally support that statement - I was there in Morocco - and when you realize what has happened it totally boggles the mind - these people are not Arabs - and their history and almost everything about them has been cleansed -

This is echoed in the CIA Fact Book - " Algeria Ethnic groups: Arab-Berber 99%, European less than 1% note: almost all Algerians are Berber in origin, not Arab; the minority who identify themselves as Berber live mostly in the mountainous region of Kabylie east of Algiers; the Berbers are also Muslim but identify with their Berber rather than Arab cultural heritage; Berbers have long agitated, sometimes violently, for autonomy; the government is unlikely to grant autonomy but has offered to begin sponsoring teaching Berber language in schools "

On researching their history - the first so-called Arab conquest of North Africa was not by an Arab at all - he was a Syrian - Tariq of Gibraltar was a Syrian - and these invaders only ruled - where Algeria and Morocco are today - once called Mauritania - on and off for 150 years - unlike the more than 7 centuries they spent in Spain - and here's the catch - the North Africans were not treated as equals - they were always kept in subservient positions - and once the Syrian invaders were ejected from North Africa - many of the Moors/Moroccan and Algerians returned back home to the South of the Med. -

The Muslims are always talking about the 'colonizers' - but here is the ultimate example of colonization - and Arabia barely had to lift a finger - now these people are so devoted to Arabia - they have called themselves Arab - even the Egyptians - who's ancestors built the pyramids - are now ditching their history and calling themselves Arab. - Talking to the North Africans there - is even more interesting - they seem devoid of knowledge about their own history - except to say they were conquered by the Arabs (something which they seem extremely happy about!) - it is a great crime !! To do anything at all - they must be in synch with Arabia - which of course is a lot richer then they are - to show how subservient the mindset is - many North Africans will tell you - their country is not rich because they don't have oil ~ perfectly logical in the Arab alternate reality ! - I would venture to say that until the North Africans are free of this Arab slave-like mindset and until they establish their own unique identity - that part of the world will see little or no progress for some time to come - I'm with the Berbers on the identity issue !! I predict that Ethiopia might well emerge as a powerhouse in this region - here are a people who respect their history and so their identity -- this coupled with a respect for human rights - could place them in a good position to bring their country into the modern world -- the other surrounding countries you could say are a part of the wider Arab harem !

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