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Sarkozy: “Arabic Is the Language of the Future”
The Brussels Journal ^ | 10-14- 2008 | Tiberge

Posted on 10/16/2008 3:48:37 PM PDT by Main Street

The French government is strongly advocating the teaching of Arabic language and civilization in French schools. Not surprising, considering the number of Arabs and Muslims in France, and the unctuous deference with which they are treated by officials, beginning notably with Nicolas Sarkozy, who cannot praise enough the splendor of Arabic contributions to the world.

The French National Assembly was the scene of a meeting earlier this month of the first Conference on the Teaching of Arabic Language and Culture, attended by a variety of interested parties. There was much wearisome blather about the need for "dialogue."

In his message to the participants, French President Nicolas Sarkozy called Arabic the "language of the future, of science and of modernity," and expressed the hope that "more French people share in the language that expresses great civilizational and spiritual values."

"We must invest in the Arabic language (because) to teach it symbolizes a moment of exchange, of openness and of tolerance, (and it) brings with it one of the oldest and most prestigious civilizations of the world. It is in France that we have the greatest number of persons of Arabic and Muslim origin. Islam is the second religion of France," Sarkozy reminded his listeners.

He proceeded to enumerate the various "advances in terms of diversity," the increase in Muslim sections of cemeteries, the training of imams and chaplains and the appointments of ministers of diverse backgrounds.

"France is a friend of Arabic countries. We are not seeking a clash between the East and West," he affirmed, emphasizing the strong presence of Arab leaders at the founding summit of the Union for the Mediterranean, last July 13. "The Mediterranean is where our common hopes were founded. Our common sea is where the principal challenges come together: durable development, security, education and peace," added the French president.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: arabic; eurabia; france; islam

1 posted on 10/16/2008 3:48:37 PM PDT by Main Street
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To: Main Street

Baby Chirac, we ought to call him.


2 posted on 10/16/2008 3:49:24 PM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: Main Street

They gave us algebra. We owe them.


3 posted on 10/16/2008 3:49:24 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Main Street
Arabic is the language of a dying, Neanderthal, primitive, violent culture of death. Sheesh. What's he been smokin’?
4 posted on 10/16/2008 3:50:20 PM PDT by LiberConservative ("Typical" white guy voting for Palin.)
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To: Main Street

5 posted on 10/16/2008 3:50:31 PM PDT by Main Street (GREAT NEWS!!!)
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To: Main Street

trust me on this, that statement will go down like a sack of horsedung in France


6 posted on 10/16/2008 3:50:55 PM PDT by sunmars
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To: Main Street

Oh, my!


7 posted on 10/16/2008 3:51:25 PM PDT by April Lexington (I'm voting for McCain in 2008 and Jefferson Davis in 2012)
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To: Main Street

Has that woman he’s with infected him with something?


8 posted on 10/16/2008 3:51:44 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Main Street

How about pig latin?


9 posted on 10/16/2008 3:51:54 PM PDT by boomop1
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To: Main Street
Well, looks like they got to him.

Let's see how it plays in la France profunde, though.

Charles Martel is crying in Heaven.

10 posted on 10/16/2008 3:52:03 PM PDT by B-Chan (Catholic. Monarchist. Texan. Any questions?)
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To: Main Street; All

Anf the left hand is the future of backend hygene...


11 posted on 10/16/2008 3:53:18 PM PDT by xcamel (Conservatives start smart, and get rich, liberals start rich, and get stupid.)
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To: Main Street
"France is a friend of Arabic countries. We are not seeking a clash between the East and West,"

No, but the Frenchies don't mind clashing with the good-ole U.S.A. all the time. Heck, they don't like use of English words and signage but Arabic is okay with them. Screw 'em.

12 posted on 10/16/2008 3:54:10 PM PDT by roadcat
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To: Main Street

Geeez.. what a disappointment Sarkozy turned out to be. Just when you thought Europe was about to change direction, they choose to forge ahead toward their own demise.


13 posted on 10/16/2008 3:55:42 PM PDT by OCC
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To: B-Chan

“Charles Martel is crying in Heaven.”

Exactly! How soon they forget.


14 posted on 10/16/2008 3:56:01 PM PDT by Main Street (GREAT NEWS!!!)
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To: Main Street

Smells like somebody blackmailed Sarkozy. Wonder what info they got on him.


15 posted on 10/16/2008 3:57:30 PM PDT by Azzurri
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To: Main Street

Invasion of the body snatchers.

What the hell happened to the Sarkozy I liked?


16 posted on 10/16/2008 3:58:14 PM PDT by Crazieman (RIP USA. Killed by demonrats and RINOs like McLame. Welcome to the USSA)
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To: Main Street
Sarkozy called Arabic the “language of the future, of science and of modernity,”

BULL EXCREMENT!!!

English is the language of Science. I read Scientific papers from around the world all written in English. The only “Science” these nutjobs teach their children is how to make explosives and detonation timers. Too busy teaching Creationism and the Quran and that Jews are the descendants of pigs and apes.

17 posted on 10/16/2008 3:59:56 PM PDT by allmendream (White Dog Democrat: A Democrat who will not vote for 0bama because he's black.)
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To: Main Street

In fifty years, all french women will be wearing a burka.

Their men? Deballed cringing converts to islam. Easier than fighting.


18 posted on 10/16/2008 4:00:01 PM PDT by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: Main Street

Boy, the illegal aliens from south of the border are going to be pissed when they hear Spanish isn’t going to dominate!


19 posted on 10/16/2008 4:00:31 PM PDT by CodeToad
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To: sunmars

“trust me on this, that statement will go down like a sack of horsedung in France”

Since France has let these freaks into their country and has allowed them to literally burn the villages, I hardly think so. They’ll piss & moan, but they’ll do nothing about it. They are socialists, the most spineless jellyfish on the planet.


20 posted on 10/16/2008 4:02:05 PM PDT by CodeToad
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To: Main Street
I just threw up in my mouth a little. Thanks Sarko...

FMCDH(BITS)

21 posted on 10/16/2008 4:03:38 PM PDT by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: sunmars

“trust me on this, that statement will go down like a sack of horsedung in France”

P.S. Take a look at Australia for an example of what to do when these illiterate freaks start burning the neighborhood....they shot them and the freaks stopped burning.


22 posted on 10/16/2008 4:03:57 PM PDT by CodeToad
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To: Main Street

Aren’t they learning Arabic in their homes and mosques already?

The only language they should be learning in the scholls is the national language. French in France and English in AMerica.


23 posted on 10/16/2008 4:05:26 PM PDT by indianyogi
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To: Main Street

I would think Chinese would be higher on the list than Arabic. Chingchong burqa no wei!


24 posted on 10/16/2008 4:05:37 PM PDT by ikka
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To: All
NOT...IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA...NOT EVER!!!!!!!!

Signed,

A Proud, America and Dog Loving Infidel

25 posted on 10/16/2008 4:08:34 PM PDT by NordP (PALIN POWER: She's Reagan in heels, Teddy Roosevelt in a dress & like Rummy at a press conference!)
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To: Main Street

Well, his name does mean “Prince of Darkness”


26 posted on 10/16/2008 4:08:52 PM PDT by Blogger
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To: Main Street

This guy should say in France with his singer babe and shut up.


27 posted on 10/16/2008 4:10:18 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: B-Chan
Let's see how it plays in la France [profonde], though.

Does France have a heartland any more? I am not so sure of that. Sarkozy's ancestors lived in the Ottoman Empire. Perhaps he longs for the good-old days.

28 posted on 10/16/2008 4:13:25 PM PDT by stripes1776 ("That if gold rust, what shall iron do?" --Chaucer)
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To: Main Street
Sarkozy: “Arabic Is the Language of the Future”

LMAO!
29 posted on 10/16/2008 4:16:05 PM PDT by monkeycard (There's no such thing as too much ammo.)
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To: Main Street

Zut, alors!


30 posted on 10/16/2008 4:20:28 PM PDT by LurkedLongEnough (Music washes away the dust of every day life. ---Art Blakey)
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To: Main Street

...this is just jaw-dropping.


31 posted on 10/16/2008 4:20:37 PM PDT by americanophile
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the only thing I’ll need to know in Arabic is “F*** Mohammed”!!!


32 posted on 10/16/2008 4:21:30 PM PDT by razbinn (I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America,and to the republic for which it ...)
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To: Main Street

Didn’t the Frogs think that German was gonna be the language of the future in 1939?


33 posted on 10/16/2008 4:40:12 PM PDT by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: Main Street
Through a great deal of difficulty the wife of the French President explained to the press agent what she wanted most in her life, “I waaaant a penis.”

The French diplomat quickly corrected the statement and declared to the press that mad’dam clearly states, “She wants HAPPINESS.”

I think our French ally states that Aramaic (language of Jesus) will THE future language as will Arabic always be a language in the future...or something like that...whatever--can't believe this is really news, but oh well.

34 posted on 10/16/2008 4:55:07 PM PDT by SaltyJoe (Pro Life from conception to natural death)
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To: Main Street; Bender2
Dhimmi
35 posted on 10/16/2008 5:01:22 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper (Gen. George S. Patton to Michael Moore... American Carol: "I really like slapping you.")
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To: beaversmom

What the hell happened to this guy? I thought he would be a lot tougher then he has been acting.


36 posted on 10/16/2008 5:05:00 PM PDT by Islaminaction
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To: Azzurri

Only people who treasure their dignity and reputation are susceptible to blackmail. There is as much blackmail going on in France as there is underarm deodorant.


37 posted on 10/16/2008 5:05:31 PM PDT by Virulas
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To: Main Street

Guess the sounds of those “youths” that are burning cars just about every night have permeated into the palace to often.

Either that or he is just holding up French tradition.


38 posted on 10/16/2008 5:07:45 PM PDT by Grateful One
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To: Grateful One

correction: TOO often


39 posted on 10/16/2008 5:09:13 PM PDT by Grateful One
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To: NordP

Sorry to say NordP, it is already happening in the USA.


40 posted on 10/16/2008 5:30:19 PM PDT by capn dino
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To: Main Street

I am studying French with the Rosetta Stone course. lucky for me Arabic is included on the DVD. Islam wants to rule the world, and kill all infidels (non believers). The globalist elite bankers want to do the same with their 1 government globalization. the greens, controlled by the communist/socialists want to eliminate capitalism, and reduce America to a 3rd world country, and control the world. I think China wants to do the same. isn’t this fun!!


41 posted on 10/16/2008 5:40:52 PM PDT by capn dino
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To: Main Street

Only the future language in hell, maybe.


42 posted on 10/16/2008 5:57:15 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Main Street

Ol’ Charles the Hammer is crying alright and my Uncle Fred still carries the shrapnel in his jaw, courtesy of a winter spent in the Ardennes (’44/45) fighting for these stupid Frenchies just so they can hand the country over to the Muzzies. Pathetic.


43 posted on 10/16/2008 6:19:42 PM PDT by Longtom
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To: Main Street
"Sarkozy called Arabic the "language of the future, of science and of modernity"

Science? Modernity? The Future for France perhaps.

44 posted on 10/17/2008 4:00:08 AM PDT by Paladin2 (Palin for President! (PUMA))
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To: Cincinna
Thought I'd ping you on this little article you overlooked. The fact you ignore articles like this and post only glowing pieces about how cute Sarko's wife and kids are is proof that your ping list is not a "French current events" list as you claim, but merely a "President Sarko cheerleadings" list. There is nothing objective about your posts, and by following only your threads, no freeper would get a good summery of the full record of Sarko's adminstration.

You just want to hype Sarko on this forum and hail the fact that he visits America and pretends to be our best friend, while ignoring the fact that Sarko gives support to dictators, marxists, and socialism.

45 posted on 10/21/2008 12:33:13 PM PDT by BillyBoy (Operation Chaos - Phase 1: Hillary Phase 2: Palin)
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