Reader comment on item: How the West Could Lose
Submitted by susan (Italy), Feb 20, 2007 at 02:54
"Yes we have not just a chip but a block on our shoulders. As you yourself pointed out somewhere all countries have been conquered sometime or the other. But in most cases those conquerers quickly became part of the landscape. Whereas Europeans on conquering Asian or African countries lorded it over them from Europe drained the countries of the natural resources, destroyed the local industry."
and you, superior third worlders cannot get back to your ancient splendor?
"Africa of its resources of gold, diamonds, copper, uranium. You gave medicine in return. Oh what a great recompense. "
Looking back we shouldn't have given anything in return. after all, who helped the west when diseases was spreading in the middle ages?
"In Asia, especially India, the local industry was in many cases extinguished. The textile weavers producing some of the finest material were destroyed by favourable conditions for British imports. And progress in India. Read about the famines during the British rule. You are very well informed Susan."
bla bla bla, because under the muslim rule india was so much better, you can see it from the outstanding prosperity of muslim countries, in and out of asia.
"You (I mean the Church) set up the inquisition, let it brutalise people for years and then abolished it, you harass a great scientist and then let him quitely live out his life. "
so what? the muslim "thinkers" avicenna and averroes had worse fate
"I may be wrong but I thought it was the Protestant British who worked hard to eradicate slavery. "
News flash for you, the protestant british are christians, not buddist, muslims or animists
"I see the beginnings of a new caste system."
the caste system is an invention of your superior tradition and culture, not mine, I just despise supremacist people
"So Iraq, Afghanistan, Lebanon, West Bank and Gaza are all illusions conjured up by David Copperfield."
Iraq: troops are killing terrorists, is it our problem that the majority of people there are driven by violence?
Lebanon = last time I checked their hobby is to kill christian politicians. Try to talk with lebanese christians around the world, you'd be surprised on how the killers are not the western people.
Gaza? it's fatah killing the other mafia clan
"Otherwise you would have noticed that that silly voyeuristic show was discussed in the the Mother of Parliaments and also in the parliament of the largest democracy and the press of US of A."
sorry, I am not a suprematist like yourself that thinks there is a "largest democracy" or the "mother of parliaments". I just think there are stupid people elected as politicians that waste time for silly things. If you are so much offended by what is said by a TV show why don't you pull a muslim and burn a flag or kill someone?
"What do you read with your daily cappucino? "
the death tool by the hands of muslims.
"Apparently you have not heard of China, Japan, India, Korea, Egypt, Persia, and the people who invented writing, right there in Syria/Iraq."
DId italy conquered china, japan, korea, egypt, persia?
the invention of writing is disputed to be Armenia too.
"Susan, you know I am dense in these matters. If you have the time and the inclination please explain what that means."
I am done with free lessons. Do it yourself
"This follower of Lord Kumbaya confesses to finding it difficult to get the sense of what you are trying to say in most of your replies in this post"
then give it up, your posts are useless, join the local imam in the spreading of the supremacist cult you like so much.
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