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Submitted by Pied Piper (Saudi Arabia), Nov 23, 2011 at 19:35

RE: Steve Omra's comment: "It is a fact,commonly acknowledged that you should only DESIRE to learn the language of a culture you admire and respect. I therefore am amazed that any intelligent westerner would STILL WANT to delve into the semantics of Arabic...."

May I refer you to an old Chinese proverb attributed to Sun Tzu's famous "Art of War":

KNOW THINE ENEMY AND YOU CAN WIN A HUNDRED BATTLES.

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