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Muslim Claims of Accomplishment--What Arab Civilization? | Frontpagemagazine ^ | January 04, 2008 | Peter BetBasoo

Posted on 01/04/2008 5:22:04 AM PST by SJackson

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To: brwnsuga
Oh my God! How your comment desperately needs enlightenment!!

One of the factors contributing to Arab Civilization was how they would usurp, assimilate the inventions, advances, discoveries of those societies they conquered, into, as their own.

As a matter of historical record, the system, societal convention known as "Arab numerals", you, we all speak of, has been traced back, was invented in, India.

101 posted on 01/05/2008 4:04:37 PM PST by america4vr (The ebb and flow of empires have come and gone but America shall forever reign supreme.)
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To: G8 Diplomat

I was an Arabic linguist for 6 years in USAF. I’ve taken more courses in college in the last couple of years.

I’m now working on flash Arabic language activities.

102 posted on 01/05/2008 4:27:59 PM PST by Azeem (Only thing worse than war is peace at all costs.)
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To: Azeem

Read your about page...should’ve read it before posting earlier, lol!

Whenever I tell people I’m taking Russian AND Arabic they look at me like I’m crazy because Arabic is regarded as being ‘hard’ because of the weird alphabet, and they always ask “Why??” From now on my answer’s gonna be “So in the near future you won’t have to!”

Thanks for the FReepmail btw. My prof gave us some websites too. Do you know of any good sites for Arabic translation? Like BabelFish except for Arabic.

103 posted on 01/05/2008 6:36:54 PM PST by G8 Diplomat (Creatures are divided into 6 kingdoms: Animalia, Plantae, Fungi, Monera, Protista, & Saudi Arabia)
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To: america4vr

thanks for your concern

104 posted on 01/06/2008 2:06:57 PM PST by brwnsuga (Proud, Black, Conservative!!!)
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To: SJackson

Islam is nothing more than a cancer of the mentality.

105 posted on 01/06/2008 2:09:26 PM PST by BuffaloJack (Before the government can give you a dollar it must first take it from another American)
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To: wmileo

One of the things I noticed many years ago when I first worked for a very large, Fortune 500, corporation, was that there were many similarities between such corporations and the large bureaucracies of the federal government. When I worked for the government I imagined that the private sector would be vastly different, based on being young and absorbing free market theory and having spent much of my life around Washington, D.C. so as to be able to observe the federal government. There is indeed, thank Heavan, a large private, free market sector. But being inside a huge conglomerate that has long since matured past the entrepreneurial stage is as much like big government as it is like the growth component of the entrepreneurial private sector.

106 posted on 01/06/2008 2:19:40 PM PST by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them, or they like us?)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

An interesting read for when you need a break from politics

107 posted on 01/06/2008 2:53:27 PM PST by lonevoice (It's always "Apologize to a Muslim Hour"...somewhere)
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To: SJackson; All

This post helps demonstrate why FreeRepublic is the best conservative site on the web - because it has a membership that, individually and independently - and collectively by result - works to make conservatives at FreeRepublic the best and most broadly informed conservatives, anywhere. Cudos to SJackson for how SJackson’s posts epitomize that.

108 posted on 01/07/2008 12:28:12 PM PST by Wuli
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