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Reader comment on item: Trump: You Should Ban Islamists, Not Muslims
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Submitted by Philip (United Kingdom), Dec 21, 2015 at 07:53

And who is charge of technology? Humans. Just because the West has abandoned religion for science and techology, the 'either /or' syndrome, Moslems in a few gens will probably embrace it under 'Allah' more effectively. In the Middle Ages it was Moslem and Jewish middlemen who brought chinese techology to the West to kick start the Renaissance. (Robert Temple The Genius of China; summary of Needham). The Radanites, Jewish Merchant Adventurers. Anyhtig coming from China had to go along the Silk road to Mesopotamia then europe or through khazars to Europe. Medieval islam was tech advnced when Europe was a backwater. Moslems get on just fine with tech. They combine it with religion. Take a diff route to the West. But 1.5 bilionMoslems with some education will eventually equal 900 million individualistic Westerners with declining education. There will be a tipping point somewhere.

The Wests socio-econ-pol decline will allow Islam to get its hands on Western technology, as it is now doing through education and imports. But over the last 10 yrs Islamic low-tech has beaten Western mili hi-tech. They were willing to die with lo-tech. The West was afraid to die with hi-tech. Islam won psychologically and is still winning. Tech will go to the psychological winner.


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