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Option d or the Turkish way

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in response to reader comment: Ianus, long version please!

Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Feb 4, 2013 at 15:13

Dear bookworm ,

You wrote :

> explain to Mozere the difference between a colonising and an invading culture.....

explain to Mozere what happened to the Greeks of Anatolia before the Greek army landed in 1919...

explain to Mozere how Ataturk blackened his own name (Pontic Greeks, Smyrna, Marash, nascent Armenia (saved from destruction and genocide by the Bolsheviks!!) , Dersim and so on )....

explain to Mozere why Hector and Paris would have been greatly angered by the failure of the allies to knock Turkey out of the war in April 1915...<

I am sincerely afraid that no human being can ever explain anything of that to Mozere. He will not read the arguments; and even if he reads them, he will not understand them ; but even if he understands them, he will ignore and forget them.

So he has safely chosen option d as he has chosen not answering the two questions I have included. But shall we complain? Shall we really expect a Turk not to behave the Turkish way, i.e. the way Turks have behaved for the last 1000 years and both of us know what the Turkish way looks like, don't we ?

Submitting....

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