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Submitted by susan (Italy), Dec 19, 2006 at 16:02

"I remember an African was arguing with the bank teller that he didnt know Arabic numbers, and then he was told that Arabic numbers are the regular numbers you use everyday. It was quite an experience, a refreshing one."

probably the african man, was thinking about how muslim supremacism is oppressing his fellow africans and wanted to argue that muslims cannot bring anything worthy to any society.

For your information, before the "modern numbering" the ancient roman empire (with roman numbers) have been able to create an empire, build spectacle palaces, streets, dams, bridges, etc. Same with the greek civilization before them. Same with the egyptian civilization pre-islam.

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