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Selling one's soul to the Devil for a cup of coffee and a piece of balaklava (full version this time?)

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Nov 5, 2012 at 16:19

My short reply was shortened. It went :

Kepha Hor,

At first I thought you would focus on the Turkish-Mongolian relations. That might be both fine and much needed as ignorant Turks have stolen even the Mongolian empire as part of their "great" history. But I was disappointed finding your real point :

> C'mon, guys! Without the Turks, the Greeks would never have their wonderful coffee, baklava, and dolmades and probably wouldn't have developed the acumen that being out of political power nurtures; without a lesson or two in civilized living from the conquered Greeks, the Turks would just be nomad shepherds<.

I am not going to write a long answer to this piece I consider ignoble caricature and treason. Suffice it to say that I have long suspected that people like you are ready for a cup of coffee, a balaklava and some dolmades to sell their soul to the Devil (who by the way has not invented or improved any of the sweet things that make your mouth water), and spit onto the face of their ancestors whom the same Devil you praise for fragrant coffee and delicious balaklava humiliated and deprived of everything worth living for. The moment someone suggests that Hagia Sophia may be sold and forgotten for a balaklava, I do know only that I have NOTHING to discuss about with such an outrageous nihilist.

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