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Would you kindly enlighten me on this, I tried to a google search but got nothing. I am geniunely interested.
I do actually have a response formulating and can address your points quite easily with regards to Iran, Afghan and the wider geo-political picture of the 19th and early 20th century which you are glossing over to prove a point.
Originally posted by SOLIDBLADE
The British Army and the U.S need to stop the flow of Hate and Vile, That is islam. I have been brought up in basically a muslim area if not then, it definatley is now and in my unbiased view I and many many others hate them
As much as people that like them wish to be against our view that is your DEMOCRATIC view. ThaT you would not get in the backward countries of many Asian and African countries. I am only posting what me and many of my fellow British public feel. We as a nation are not Racist, but we are having the micky taking out of us now.
Besides, I'm still curious to Stumason's reply. Don't think I'll get one though
are in fact either economic migrants or in the case of Islamic immigrants, part of the silent invasion.
Before you assume that I must be some brainwashed idiot who believes some political agenda of the right-wing press, I must advise you that I have gained my insight from working in immigration services and within other aspects of the British social welfare system.
Your continued insults against the British people because we are not the dumb-asses many want us to be will in no way stop the fact that British people are no longer prepared to be silenced under the kosh of political correctness.
I'm sure stu has his reasons and I know he's more than capable of looking after himself, I wouldn't dream of doing so in his stead
.....but kettle and pot most definately springs to mind.....
nearly choked on my coffee when I read that
and I've got to be careful nowadays with the encroachment of middle age and dodgy prostate etc, it's becoming increasingly difficult to keep it in.
...ow wait, you were JUST going for the ad hominem and not posting anything of actual value.
Unlike most Middle Eastern rulers, he was also a constitutional monarch with no desire to be absolute. However, surrounded by ambitious and unprincipled courtiers, he grew up unable to believe in himself or the future of his dynasty. Thus he failed to inspire the respect necessary for effective government in Persia.
Slavery was basically non-existent in Persian Empire before Islam. Persians, unlike Romans, Egyptians, Greeks and many others, had never openly practiced slavery. As a matter of fact Persians were anti slavery and the best example was freedom of 42,000 Jews from slavery of Babylon by Cyrus The Great. There were differences in social classes in Iran before Islam, but that was the norm of the world back then! However, there were no slavery practiced in Persian Empire before Islam.
When Islam came to Persia, slavery came along with it. Arabs took many Persians as slaves, basically young boys and girls. Young girls were forced to become concubines and young boys were forced to become Boy Toys. Strong and bigger boys had become slave labor for Muslim. Persian women were sent by tens of thousands to Arabian Peninsula, the largest slave shipment at one time was 40,000 Persians shipped to Arabia. Basically Iranians became third rate citizens.