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Give Me A Break Meena

Reader comment on item: [The American Muslim Council:] 'Mainstream' Muslims?
in response to reader comment: To British muslims

Submitted by Michael (Canada), Feb 19, 2006 at 16:27

Wake Up Meena. Stop looking at ancient history as your scape goat.

Don't give me that 'you came to our land and stole our wealth' garbage. If you're referring to oil as the 'wealth' that's being stolen, then look at the facts. This oil is purchased...you are compensated by a monetary replacement of wealth. Your wealth isn't being stolen, it's being traded for something else...money. The problem is your culture is so backwards that you can't make effective use of wealth to get your land in order...so you blame others. If your leaders can't distribute the proceeds of the trade (money) to you but creating a civilized economy, that's your problem. That's the price you pay for your medieval minds.

What if the rest of the world didn't purchase your oil (or as you put it 'steal it'). Do you think your plight would be any different? It would be worse. Your donkeys don't run on oil, so what the heck would you do with it anyway.

Grow up.

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