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More evidence of the lag - and the full explanation

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Submitted by cubed (United States), Jan 3, 2007 at 12:39

Muslims begin life as normal human beings, but the unremitting drumbeat of Islam puts their minds in an intellectual high security prison; Islam is the vehicle for a totally failed philosophy that is completely inconsistent with the demands of reality.

Muslims are stuck, and can't bring themselves to examine why; for them to understand why they lag would require an indictment of Islam itself. They prefer to invent a rich collection of conspiracy theories to explain their deficiencies - "The infidel (especially the Jews and their puppets, the Christians) oppress us, and prevent us from making progress! It's not our fault!"

Here are some excerpts from an essay that pulls it together and explains the reason for their failure going back about 2500 years (if you want to read the whole essay, you can find it at http://www.6thcolumnagainstjihad.com/a_cubed_p1.htm):

1) In the Muslim world, the illiteracy rate, depending on your source, is between 50% and 80%.

2) In Europe, the number of books per person is ten times greater than the number of books per person in the Muslim Middle East and Africa combined.

3) The number of books translated into Arabic in the last ONE THOUSAND (1000) years is equal to the number of books translated into Spanish alone in ONE (1) year.

4) Between 1980 and 1999, the number of patents from Arab countries registered in the United States was 370. During that same period, the number of patents from South Korea alone was 16,328.

5) At Google headquarters in Silicon Valley, there is a large map with lights that show the number of searches going on at any particular moment. The whole world is bright, except for the region stretching from Morocco to the border of India, where it is almost dark.

6) In the Arab world, the number of computers per 1000 people is 18; the number of computers per person world wide, including poor nations, is 78 per 1000.

7) When the "outsourcing" of hi-tech jobs was discussed at a meeting in Davos, Switzerland, countries as diverse as India, China, Mexico, and Ireland were mentioned. Countries in the Arab world are not considered, because they don't have the infrastructure or the educational level to support such work.

8) The Nobel Prize has been awarded, at the time of this writing, to 116 individuals and groups (many of whom have been the hated Jews). Of these, only 8 have been Muslims (several of these being the PC Peace Prize), despite their claim that of the approximately six billion people in the world, Muslims comprise two billion. You do the math.

9) The Fields Prize (often called the "Nobel Prize of mathematics") began to be awarded in 1936, and is given every four years to outstanding mathematicians under the age of 40. So far, 48 awards have been given, representing Australia, Belgium, China, Finland, France, (West) Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Russia/USSR, Sweden, the UK and the USA. There is not a single Muslim in the bunch.

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