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Erasing history in Egypt
Israel Matzav ^ | 12/25/11 | Carl In Jerusalem

Posted on 12/25/2011 11:46:39 AM PST by Nachum

Guy Bechor reports that Egypt is in the process of destroying all remnants of its ancient, non-Muslim cultures.

It was barely mentioned in the Israeli and global media, but the following event pertains to the whole of Western civilization: Last Saturday, violent groups of Islamic-Salafi radicals burned the famous scientific institute established by Napoleon in Egypt after its first encounter with the West. Some historians consider it the start of modern times in the Middle East.

The site, L’Institut d’Egypte, held some 200,000 original and rare books, exhibits, maps, archeological findings and studies from Egypt and the entire Middle East, based on the work of generations of western researchers. Most of the artifacts were lost forever, burned or looted.

(Excerpt) Read more at israelmatzav.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: Conspiracy; History; Miscellaneous; Religion; Society
KEYWORDS: amalek; crimeagainsthumanity; cultureofdeath; egypt; egyptmuseums; erasing; erasinghistory; godsgravesglyphs; history; islam; islamofascism; muhammadsminions; muslims; nukeegypt; religionofhate; religionofpeace; sharia; thereligionofpeace
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1 posted on 12/25/2011 11:46:42 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum

This is going well.


2 posted on 12/25/2011 11:52:45 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: blueunicorn6

This is what Obama endorsed.
Now, lets add in all the other islamic winters moving in.
Let it simmer for a while and wait for it to explode!


3 posted on 12/25/2011 11:56:10 AM PST by himno hero (Obamas theme...Death to America...The crusaders will pay!)
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To: Nachum

Gah, that’s depressing. All those artifacts lost forever.


4 posted on 12/25/2011 11:57:01 AM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State | Gingrich 2012)
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To: Nachum; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; Clintonfatigued; Perdogg; SunkenCiv; justiceseeker93

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjI4p8_NZVc

Too bad Egypt isn’t really like that.

Susanna Hoffs is over 50 and still hot.


5 posted on 12/25/2011 11:57:43 AM PST by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: Nachum

Wow. they are kicking their own azz.


6 posted on 12/25/2011 12:00:25 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Utmost Certainty

Are we to understand that there was no electronic archive prepared for each of these rare items? I suppose ‘library’ doesn’t translate well to the culture which believes all things pre-Islamic (jahilyya) is disposable.


7 posted on 12/25/2011 12:00:49 PM PST by wtd
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To: Nachum

Wow. they are kicking their own azz.


8 posted on 12/25/2011 12:00:57 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: wtd

Hopefully there was, and that the electronic archive is stored outside of Egypt.


9 posted on 12/25/2011 12:03:57 PM PST by Utmost Certainty (Our Enemy, the State | Gingrich 2012)
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To: Nachum

As I expected. The only reason most of the Egyptian antiquities survived the Muslim Caliphate is that most of them were hidden beneath the sand. Now they’ve been dug up, I expect they will gut all the museums and smash all those statues of pharaohs and gods.

Ironic that there was such resentment about foreign museums getting some of that stuff, and such insistence that it should be returned to the real owners—who will now proceed to destroy all of it.


10 posted on 12/25/2011 12:04:40 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Nachum

Crimes against humanity


11 posted on 12/25/2011 12:08:16 PM PST by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: Nachum
This is what Democratic Progressives endorse. The Islamists have done this for a millennium. They are just completing what they started by the last burning of the Library of Alexandria.

Do you expect any condemnation of this from the Executive Office, State Department, or even NPR? (crickets...)

12 posted on 12/25/2011 12:08:43 PM PST by Thommas (The snout of the camel is in the tent..)
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To: Nachum

Why not? The afghanis destroyed the statues of buddahs that stood for centuries.


13 posted on 12/25/2011 12:10:36 PM PST by hoosierboy (I am not a gun nut, I am a firearm enthusiast!!!)
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To: Nachum

This will culminate in the dynamiting of the Sphinx and the Luxor statues. I called this long ago.


14 posted on 12/25/2011 12:12:13 PM PST by denydenydeny (The more a system is all about equality in theory the more it's an aristocracy in practice.)
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To: denydenydeny

On the plus side, it’ll be interesting to see if there are any secret rooms underneath the pyramids and sphynx.


15 posted on 12/25/2011 12:18:23 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: hoosierboy

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/fd/Destruction_of_Buddhas_March_21_2001.jpg


16 posted on 12/25/2011 12:18:57 PM PST by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: Nachum

They are going to have a lot more trouble burning the Pyramids.


17 posted on 12/25/2011 12:19:55 PM PST by Venturer
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To: Nachum

Real Egyptians died out thousands of years ago. The current Egyptians are either Arabs, Africans, Europeans, or the mix of those three.


18 posted on 12/25/2011 12:20:18 PM PST by sagar
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The moslems have been actively destroying artefacts of other cultures for a long time.

19 posted on 12/25/2011 12:26:01 PM PST by pyx (Rule#1.The LEFT lies.Rule#2.See Rule#1. IF THE LEFT CONTROLS THE LANGUAGE, IT CONTROLS THE ARGUMENT.)
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To: Nachum

Same thing every commie gummit does when they take power. Hitler wiped the history books and Bible clean to brainwash who he wanted.

Merry Christmas


20 posted on 12/25/2011 12:27:35 PM PST by bray (The Tea Party Occupy's their Mind)
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To: Nachum

In time every ancient artifact in Egypt will be destroyed by Islamic radicals, including the monuments and pyramids.

These barbarians will do the same thing to every non-Islamic historical artifact throughout the world, wherever they assume power.


21 posted on 12/25/2011 12:28:58 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

It is the nature of Allah to not tolerate competition.

I personally believe that our history is safe, ultimately speaking, where Allah cannot touch it.

One day we’ll have access to it again and see our real history.


22 posted on 12/25/2011 12:32:23 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Cicero

We have very strategically aided the Muslims in the quest to unite under a Caliphate. We leave only Iran alone, in hopes that they will be the ones to control the non-radicals amongst them. When the revolution begins in Saudi Arabia, the plan will be nearly complete. Just awaiting the arrival of the Mahdi, who will declare the entire world as Muslim.


23 posted on 12/25/2011 12:33:33 PM PST by runninglips (Republicans = 99 lb weaklings of politics. ProgressiveRepublicansInConservativeCostume)
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To: Jonty30
I personally believe that our history is safe, ultimately speaking, where Allah cannot touch it.

I pray that it is, but evil knows no bounds.

If they know what's good for them, the bastards will keep their hands off America's treasured and hallowed places. If they so much as put a scratch on Lady Liberty's hem, it'd be open season on them.

24 posted on 12/25/2011 12:43:53 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

There is nothing about our history that would be a threat to Jehovah, so there’s no reason why God would need to hide anything from us.


25 posted on 12/25/2011 12:50:36 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Nachum
These disgusting cave people won't be happy until we nuke 'em back to the Stone Age. The world community cannot continue to ignore the threat to all human life represented by these filth.

Mow 'em down like the rabid swine that they are and let "Allah" decide what to do with 'em.

"Makh tovaht."

;^\

26 posted on 12/25/2011 12:53:09 PM PST by Gargantua (Men ARE created equal, but 21 years later... you get my point.)
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To: Thommas; Fred Nerks; MestaMachine
This is what Democratic Progressives endorse. The Islamists have done this for a millennium. They are just completing what they started by the last burning of the Library of Alexandria.

Do you expect any condemnation of this from the Executive Office, State Department, or even NPR? (crickets...)
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Short answer: No, I do not...well maybe. But only in the same CYA-fashion that Hillary, for example, remained silent as Obama purposefully unleashed chaos in the Middle East, but now she safely chooses to chastise Egypt's new leaders of mistreating women.

If there is any utterance from the USA on this tragedy, we can expect similar shell-game pronouncements (Don't look there at the big picture; look here at our talking points].
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From the article:

"What we are seeing here is not a battle for power, but rather, a battle for perception, memory, heritage and historiography; that is, the writing of history."

Fixing it:

"What we are seeing here is not a battle for power, but rather [and preeminently,] a battle for perception, memory, heritage and historiography; that is, the writing of history."
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Tragically, for Egypt, the Middle East, and Western Civilization, this is a global phenomenon. Look only to the USA for proof that we are in "a battle for perception, memory, heritage and historiography; that is, the writing of history."

Don't miss the source article for this thread's article:

Welcome to Cairostan: Egypt’s radicals eliminating country’s connection to West, but does anyone care?

27 posted on 12/25/2011 12:54:59 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: thouworm
Not to be forgotten:

US Government to apply peer pressure to your Islamophobia

28 posted on 12/25/2011 1:01:33 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: Nachum; zot; Interesting Times

Yep, and folks now won’t care as opposed to when everyone condemned the Taliban for destroying the Buddha statues, because this is a ‘popular democratic movement.’


29 posted on 12/25/2011 1:02:38 PM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Nachum

Isaiah 19


30 posted on 12/25/2011 1:08:42 PM PST by CynicalBear
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To: Jonty30
There is nothing about our history that would be a threat to Jehovah, so there’s no reason why God would need to hide anything from us.

Not sure what that has to do with what we were talking about, but ok.

31 posted on 12/25/2011 1:11:03 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Windflier

I was just stating my belief that, as horrific as what the Moslems are in terms of what they are going to do with Egypt’s heritage, I don’t believe that the history of man will ultimately be lost.


32 posted on 12/25/2011 1:24:58 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Gargantua
These disgusting cave people won't be happy until we nuke 'em back to the Stone Age.

If that’s what it takes to make the Arabs happy, I have no problem with that.

Do it. We can clean up later.

33 posted on 12/25/2011 1:28:29 PM PST by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because oit is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: Jonty30
I was just stating my belief that, as horrific as what the Moslems are in terms of what they are going to do with Egypt’s heritage, I don’t believe that the history of man will ultimately be lost.

Got it. I completely agree. In the grand scheme of things, radical Islam is but a boil on the ass of history.

34 posted on 12/25/2011 1:30:17 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Nachum

Cairo Billboard Greeting


35 posted on 12/25/2011 2:09:04 PM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (Ceterum autem censeo, Obama delenda est.)
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To: blueunicorn6

This is going well.

This is going as expected ...


36 posted on 12/25/2011 2:25:13 PM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: Nachum

Since Egypt’s main income is from tourists coming to see said ancient artifacts, what will the country use for money? The hungry hordes will grow. Starvation will become the norm. But then there is always foreign aide from the US ... or not.

It will all be the Jooze faultm, no doubt.


37 posted on 12/25/2011 2:30:45 PM PST by PIF (They came for me and mine ... now it is your turn ...)
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To: PIF
what will the country use for money?

Kidnappings for Ransom like in Mexico? Sometimes the kidnappers actually return those who were kidnapped...as opposed to just killing them.

38 posted on 12/25/2011 3:03:36 PM PST by sockmonkey (He's not perfect, but Perry is no wussy boy)
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To: thouworm

646 A.D. - When the Arab commander Saad ibn-e Abi Vaghas faced the huge Persian library of Cteciphon (capital city), he wrote to Omar (Calif/Ruler of Arab Muslims): what should be done about the books?. Omar replied that the “blasphemous” books are not needed, as for us only Koran is sufficient. Thus, the huge library was destroyed and the books or the product of the generations of Persian scientists and scholars were burned in fire or thrown into the Euphrates. Later by the order of another Arab ruler (Ghotaibeh ibn-e Moslem) in Khwarezmia, those Persians who were literate with all the historians, writers and Mobeds were massacred and their books burned so that after one generation the people were illiterate. Other libraries in Ray and Khorassan received the same treatment and the famous international University of Gondishapour declined and eventually abandoned, and its library and books vanished. Only few books survived, because the Persian scholars quickly translated them into Arabic in order to save them.

SOURCE

39 posted on 12/25/2011 3:14:53 PM PST by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: Nachum

RE: The “Arab Spring”

The Bad News: It won’t be safe to go to Egypt for generations.

The Good New: There won’t be anything worth seeing there anyway.


40 posted on 12/25/2011 3:49:05 PM PST by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: Nachum

RE: The “Arab Spring”

The Bad News: It won’t be safe to go to Egypt for generations.

The Good News: There won’t be anything worth seeing there anyway.


41 posted on 12/25/2011 3:49:24 PM PST by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Go Egypt on 0bama)
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To: ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton

It probably wasn’t too safe before Arab Spring.


42 posted on 12/25/2011 3:57:13 PM PST by Twinkie (John 3:16)
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To: denydenydeny

And the pyramids?


43 posted on 12/25/2011 4:01:02 PM PST by tbw2
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To: Fred Nerks

Now it is the burning of men’s minds. It is enough.


44 posted on 12/25/2011 4:05:25 PM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: Utmost Certainty

How long until they blow up the pyramids?


45 posted on 12/25/2011 4:44:50 PM PST by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Utmost Certainty

BTTT!


46 posted on 12/25/2011 4:50:56 PM PST by Pagey (B. Hussein Obama is weak, was born weak and as P.O.T.U.S. is a complete embarrassment to the U.S.A.)
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To: Jonty30

If there is anything to be found or seen, that would be the only good thing.


47 posted on 12/25/2011 5:09:56 PM PST by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: Impy

Thanks Impy.


48 posted on 12/25/2011 5:15:01 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Merry Christmas, Happy New Year! May 2013 be even Happier!)
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To: GreyFriar

This is a preview of the global caliphate.


49 posted on 12/25/2011 5:18:47 PM PST by zot
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To: tbw2; Jonty30

The pyramids are non-representational—they aren’t an image of anyone or anything—so they might be spared. Or maybe just have phrases from the Koran carved into them.


50 posted on 12/25/2011 6:01:50 PM PST by denydenydeny (The more a system is all about equality in theory the more it's an aristocracy in practice.)
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