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Reader comment on item: Arabist Snobs
in response to reader comment: A list of Lies

Submitted by Peter Hall (Australia), Dec 21, 2011 at 02:34

LOl, You should be a comedian. I provide a scholar who claims Arabic is an inadequate language, and you say that when a scholar says that Arabic is an inadequate language, does that not mean it is a weak language? Does that not specifically that Arabic is a weak language in relation to its application in the sciences? Does not the low rates of translations to and from Arabic show that people chose not to read or write in Arabic, therefore shows it is weak in literature? Does not the pathetic standing of Universities of Arabic speaking peoples and lack of scientific success of Arabic speakers show that is is weak academically?

Therefore if Arabic is described as a weak language in sciences, it is weak academically, and no one bothers to translate it into other languages or translate other languages into it proves my point. The many tangents you seem to love going off on to hide these facts, only show your desperation to try and portray Arabic as a strong language. You even make ridiculous statements that English is weak??? LOL how stupid are you? The strength of English is that it can take in other words from other languages,

English as a language has changed rapidly and its ability to change and adapt is its weakness. The inability of Arabic to change and adapt is its weakness, the inability of Arabic to keep up with modern science and social demand is why no one reads Arabic literature, because virtually no one write any of it any more. You are exactly like I said before, you are a stone knapper, living in the past and unable to see what every body else has, that Arabic only developed any literature from the 8th Century, and was dead as a progressive language by 1400's. The world has moved on since then, and except for a few zealots or westerners who study it from an academic perspective, Arabic unless dramatically modernized, with fade away totally. Amin, rant and rave as you do, the fact is more people in Arabic speaking countries will be speaking English as a first language than Arabic, within 50 years. Ever tried programming a computer without English?


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