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Abandoning Arabic in favour of English

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Submitted by R K Iyer (India), May 12, 2007 at 11:22

The best and surest way of defeating the xenophobia-filled instruction in Arabic is for Arabic-speaking Christians to abandon Arabic in favour of a European language, preferably English. When large numbers of Egyptian and Lebanese Christians install English as a primary language in their lives, the Islamic bigotry built into Arabic will begin to be sidelined. I have a concrete plan and if anyone is interested, I could outline the plan for a systematic abandoning of Arabic by Arabic-speaking non-Muslims.

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