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in response to reader comment: "Relief in converting temples into mosques " ...

Submitted by Hikmet Pala (United Kingdom), Jul 26, 2010 at 18:21

You misspell Pomak, Not Pomac. Out Slavic ancestry is not in doubt. [bang goes 15-20% of your argument] In a primitive nationalist state-as in Turkey-, the regime does not allow foreign names, so I, or my parents did not have a choice to give me a Slavic, Bulgarian name [knock down another 10-15%] . Lastly, I am an Atheist [-yet another 25-30%] and a Marxist [and another 25-30% goes down the drain] . That makes your argument less than 10% Mr Clever Clogs!] You are so simple that you cannot even read the obvious. Grow up a bit!

Peaceable Greeks was not the term I used. I quoted from someone else. I personally believe Greeks can be just as cruel and vicious as any other nation/people... Also 180,000 is your quote, I have never mentioned it.

About your lunatic ravings concerning churches, mosques etc, as an Atheist I don't give two pennies to temples anyway, -apart from their cultural, artistic importance, of course. But in fact, on this specific matter I was somehow referring to a truely intelligent Turkish Linguist, writer, publicist, Marxist, Intellectual [Also a Professor] Murat Belge, whom I have the honour of knowing in person, who stated that at least contrary to predecessors, Ottomans did not burn down most of the temples, but instead converted them, so let them stand, survive, exist... Do you understand?

I don't think you deserve a detailed response. ...


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