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Kirby Urner

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Re: Islam and Our Math-Science Curricula
Posted: Aug 15, 2007 5:49 PM
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> Kirby Posted: Aug 14, 2007 5:13 PM
> >I said "more in my blogs" advisedly in the earlier
> >thread...

>
> A link would have been helpful.
>


Is it too late already?

http://controlroom.blogspot.com/2006/02/american-islam.html
http://controlroom.blogspot.com/2006/01/islamic-art.html

> Can I guess that you are guessing (although,
> again, a link would have been helpful)? But,
> even if true, this would be an example of Western
> influence on Islam, not vice versa.


I'd say it's more a case of maritime culture continuing
to exert its control (as a source of good ideas) over
landlubbers. Islam has its "great pirates" too, to cite
Fuller's 'Operating Manual' (a bestseller in China when
it first came out).

> >and
> >
> >(b) English Al Jazeera has a lot of penetration in
> >North America, thanks to YouTube...

>
> And I still doubt that factoid is relevant to our
> our discussion. But let me not be ungracious; I am
> glad to see you have dropped the "questioning
> authority" sub-theme.
>
> Haim
> Je me souviens


I too doubt the relevance to this Forum, though not to
my blogs, where "question authority" is also a meme.

http://controlroom.blogspot.com/2006/07/math-makeover-ad.html

Kirby



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