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Submitted by steve omara (United Kingdom), Feb 2, 2012 at 23:09

Eyypt descended into darkness with the advent of Islam, the Muslim ... found a rich, thriving, ancient culture which did not fit the Islamic ideals. The population also fell dramatically as a result of this crippling malaise. What we have now is a nation unable to rid itself of a thousand years of ingrained ... stagnation.

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