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Submitted by Alex Baldor (Canada), Nov 16, 2019 at 12:39

I am responding off the cuff. I dont have the time to research your claim. I pointed out that Ataturk was a pantheist as such he considers each religion as an organized superstition. The Alewis were not in Turkey they are in Syria and Lebanon. So he prosecuted them first for being an organized superstition Second for not been part of Turkey. As to the Orthodox patriarch if he indeed was confined to few small rooms it was not because he was a Dhimi it was because of being the head of an organized superstition cult, You can see similar behavior in China where the Xi Jinping regime prosecutes heads of what he considers organized superstition such as the Dalai lama. You want Constantinople back ? If you can turn the clock back to early spring of 1453 or even before that you may have it back.

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