[ExI] are all cultures equivalent?.

spike spike66 at att.net
Mon Apr 13 22:21:45 UTC 2009

> ...John K Clark:
> > ...Can you think of anything that 
> > the Islamic culture has done since they invented the zero...

They didn't invent the zero, according to most modern mathematical

> > ...800 years 
> > ago that you personally think they should be proud of? I can't, at 
> > least not right off the top of my head.

It shaped Obama's country.  Obama to Turkish parliament:

"We will convey our deep appreciation for the Islamic faith, which has done
so much over the centuries to shape the world - including in my own

Before you go crazy trying to figure out what he meant, note that he did not
specify which country he was referring to as his own.


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