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Re: OT: [Let_It_Be_Forever_Islam] THE WORLD OF THE JINN

From:Tristan McLeay <zsau@...>
Date:Saturday, October 18, 2003, 4:27
On Fri, 17 Oct 2003, Costentin Cornomorus wrote:

> --- J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...> wrote: > > > Nowadays, use of the words "Oriental" and > > "[the] Orient" smacks/smells of > > exoticism and "Orientalism" - European > > conceptions and misconceptions of Asia > > and Asians. It also creates the false dichotomy > > of "Orient" and "Occident." > > Naturally! Plus it's illogical - China being the > Middle Country, it only stands to reason that we > (Americans and Europeans) are the Orientals! ;)))
Nah, Americans are North-Oriental, Europeans are North-Occidental, East Asians are Northerners (which still puts them in the middle of America and Europe). Learn your geography! :) -- Tristan <kesuari@...> From there to here, from here to there, funny things are everywhere. -- Dr. Seuss


Costentin Cornomorus <elemtilas@...>