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Comment 78 by LaurieB :

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What's really not funny is how you consider yourself to be the omniscient voice of the third world who needs to set the evil colonialists straight with heaps of condescension. Why don't you just say where you're from? If you're not from N Africa then don't speak for them. You have no credibility.

That's interesting because you seem to think that you have to change them. Why do you speak for them? I wasn't speaking for them.

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 04:10:30 UTC | #927322

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susanlatimer,

I don't want to give you advices how to change the world. I find that instinct suspicious and showing a lack of understanding how complicated the world is.

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 04:03:46 UTC | #927316

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Comment 72 by LaurieB :

Smegma

If every woman in the Maghreb rose up all together and shouted all at once, "Give us equality!" you would still be mumbling and grumbling about your colonialist cultural relativist conspiracy theories you myopic misogynist

If that happend I would just laugh because I would know that I was dreaming. I find it funny how you think that people there would justify reforms in terms of equality. That's what I was saying about your ethnocentrism.

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 03:59:30 UTC | #927311

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Comment 68 by xmaseveeve :

Comment 29, Smegmar,

Women are dying, you smug moron. Get in the sack. The woman (16 year old girl) WAS the man's punishment. How would you like to feel like a punishment? Are you having a laugh? And keep your hatred to yourself. America is irrelevant here.

You are clearly a racist and a sociopath. Or a nasty, hateful troll. Either way, I pity you.

Right, I'm a racist but someone like Pat Condell isn't. You don't like immigrants, that's why you have all these pampflets against Muslims. Though it is arguable whether this is something immanent to Islam.

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 03:54:16 UTC | #927306

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Comment 66 by LaurieB :

You don't try to implement your moral values in America? Go right ahead and try to do so. There's no shortage of people who do this every day here. If people like your idea then maybe it will catch on. If you try to oppress others then they'll shout you down. But there's no need to be self righteous about it.

I think that you have a distorted view of the way politics works. You probably believe in some sort of "marketplace of ideas" idea where people share ideas and the best ones are accepted and the bad ones are shouted down. I find that really simple-minded.

Maybe you come from a country that is just as primitive and irrational as the one mentioned in this article and maybe you suffer the frustration that results from that but why don't you have the guts to look the problem in the face and admit that this is what's going on? You waste your time bothering everyone with accusations of colonialism etc while you could be doing some really worthwhile thinking that would have some positive effect. I mean, colonialism is a no-brainer at this point. No shit.

I don't believe Morocco is primitive, it's just different. People have different values and ways of life there. I do worthwhile things and I don't think that spreading American and British ethnocentrism is one of them.

Oh, and by the way, let's not leave France off the colonialist hook either. They were in Morocco. Didn't you want to shriek about that one too?

Sure. And in Algiers. In fact, they killed around two hundred Algerians in Paris in 1961. Americans think of it as a romantic place. I guess they can sympathise with the French.

Thu, 15 Mar 2012 03:46:51 UTC | #927303

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