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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Aug 18, 2010 at 06:04

Hi, Grand Infidel of Kaffiristan !

Thanks a lot for the great link ! The closer one looks at Turkey and its past the easier it is to distinguish between the official lie and the facts and trends on the ground. Turkish "secularism" is, of course, one of the biggest Turkish lies and one of the most widely believed in in the West. Well, a "great" NATO member , a "staunch" ally of the US and Israel could hardly be so praised and supported without this official lie , couldn't it?

From a book by Russian scholar D.E. Eremeyev "The Ethic Genesis of the Turks", Moscow 1971, p. 212 :

" During 1950-ies and 60-ies...the Turkish government took the initiative to re-introduce prayers in Arabic across the country, to broadcast the text of the Quran three times a week , to teach Islam in primary and secondary schools. The Islamic theology departments were re-activated. During that time 5000 mosques had been built while 16 000 Turkish villages had no primary school ."

Let's add all the persecutions and pogroms of non-Moslems during that time in Turkey to see better what "Turkish secularism" is all about.

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