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in response to reader comment: Those who will say Islam as a religion is a problem are simply ignorant and biased!

Submitted by Jeff (United States), Apr 21, 2007 at 08:45

Oh yeah...the ignorant west, where Issac Newton and Albert Einstein were born. Just because the Nile Delta produced a couple of intelligent scientific minds, has not and does not indicate that they have a monopoly on historical scientific achievement. Indeed, evidence points to freedom in a land being the genesis of scientific achievement.

Clearly, achievement has faltered in most middle east countries as oppression has grown. Hey, we have some history books that are available regarding scientific discoveries, indeed, some of the most profound discoveries are still being made, primarily in the west.

It is quite incumbent upon the claimant of any posture to be able to sufficiently support their position. Clearly, your position is based upon rants and raves, not historical fact.

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