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Then explain to me this

Reader comment on item: How to End Terrorism:
in response to reader comment: Don't talk about what you don't understand

Submitted by Noah Wilk (United States), Dec 24, 2006 at 19:50

You wrote: "Besides, to say that developing countries are poorer than developed countries because developing countries naturally have less resources conveniently ignores the fact that for several centuries white nations exploited the resources of these nations for themselves (which is probably the only reason they're richer now.)"

So explain to me why, if the Arab/Muslim nations sit on top of all that precious oil, their people live in squalor like Third World refugees? Muslim nations have tons of money, but very little education and the people are generally poor. No freedoms to speak of either. And of course, we see all the billions of dollars in aid that us "awful white racists" in America send to countries in Africa, where the Muslim warlords hoard all the money and let the people live in destitution. You're quick to condemn generous countries like America for being racist, greedy, and oppressive, and yet no other country has given as much to the world. Ever.

Perhaps you need to look at the true root of the problem...the fanaticism that prevents those Third World countries from benefitting from our generous donations. Perhaps if the Muslims focused on allowing the freedoms that produce a wealthy society instead of focusing on killing Jews, they'd have a better life.


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