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i dont understand arabic

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Submitted by servet cevik (Turkey), Sep 21, 2014 at 16:16

dear dhimmi

i neither speak nor understand nor read nor write any arabic at all. so please do not use arabic when you are addressing me. i speak turkish, english, german and some kurdish but sorry no arabic.

I also can not read Arabic letters this alphabet is no more in use in Turkey. Has been something like 90 years that we are using latin alphabet and the last 4-5 generations can not read this alphabet. Only those who attend religious schools (koran courses) can read it. I was never interested in anything about religion so I never attended one.

i have studied political science in Boshorus University in Istanbul (1988-1992) but then decided though politics is an interesting subject but not something to get me good money in the short term, i gave up political science and went to study computer science in the East Carolina University College of Engineering and Technology. http://www.ecu.edu/cet/

Back in Turkey I established my own software development company. http://www.cevikyazilim.com/

so please stop calling "your imaginery company". you can always call me to verify my identity in working hours and keep in mind here in Turkey we use GMT+2.

I have no connection to any state, group, company, organization etc and anything I write here is purely my own opinion.

My sources of information are totally internet sources and since I only speak Turkish English and German, hence all sources are from these languages and books, websites etc. And wikipedia is also my most frequent and handy source of information. I have no Arabic sources unfortunately since I cant read it, but I would like to read and learn things from their point of view too. I am not prejudiced against anyone and any culture. You seem like a previous Egyptian Coptic Christian who migrated else where and hence your information and knowledge of Arabic and dislike and hatred of Islam and your possession of strong Christian values.

You may be disappointed but I am not someone you can heavily argue like Debanjan since I neither defend any Islamic values or try to propagate any ideology as I dont have one.

I dont know if I have any Armenian or Greek ancestors but I would be no less proud of my heritage if I did. I have nothing against those people just the contrary I like them as an integral part of our history and culture.

About Cyprus please read http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyprus and see for yourself that nearly every major world power had their time in Cyprus but despite its mostly hellenic local population it has never been A Greek State ever in history. It has always been owned and ruled by some external major power but never by Greeks themselves which verifies my approach that this island "lacks the politics and economics of scale" to exist as an independent state itself. Even all Greeks and Greek Cypriots think this way and this is why they want to unite with mainland Greece -enosis- so much.

As for Asia Minor the oldest known owners of this land are the Hittites (of which i am a great admirer of) after which many antiquity powers Persians, Romans, Greeks, Sumerians, Assyrians, Mezopotamians , Arabs, Armenians (neither in chronological order or meaing the whole land mass) owned and ruled this land defeating each other and subsequently owning and ruling the area untill the wave of the next power to defeat itself and come to power.

Finally Turks came around 1000 ad and defeated all others [crushed, exterminated, slaughtered, subjected to Genocide, ruthlessly and barbaricly cruelly as per your saying :-) ] and since then this land belongs to us. Please feel free to make an army of yourself and attack us and defeat us and make this land yours. Since no land belongs to no nation actually and every land is "some country" only because it is protected by arms by the nation living there, this beautiful land can of course be yours if you defeat us. So why not give yourself a chance?

have a nice day :-) get yourself a cold beer and some prosciutto di parma wrapped around sweet melon (of which i am drinking and eating right now while writing to you). And please may I have any information about your background such as level of education and income level and social status, marital status, health etc. You seem so obsessed and infatuated and hatred full with certain topics that makes me wonder what sort of living conditions may render someone so out of logic and disrupted and biased and prejudiced.

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