posted on 07/22/2006 12:51:53 PM PDT
To: blam; FairOpinion; StayAt HomeMother; Ernest_at_the_Beach; 24Karet; 3AngelaD; ...
posted on 07/22/2006 12:53:28 PM PDT
(updated my FR profile on Wednesday, June 21, 2006. https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
Yeah, mass murdering terrorism is always an impetus for art, science, and culture.
posted on 07/22/2006 12:53:46 PM PDT
(No program, no ideas, no clue: The democrats!)
don't forget , he invented the telephone and the modern toaster.
posted on 07/22/2006 12:55:50 PM PDT
(a muhammed portrait......8(_o_)8 .................nice likeness, eh?)
"He brought cultural progress that helped liberate the Europeans from the bondage of theology -- in this sense, his expeditions served as a catalyst for the Renaissance,"
Maybe this regurgitator of the marxist line against religion ought to reflect that it is too bad a little bondage of Christianity and charity did not rub off on this mass murderer whose huge empire disintegrated after his death and left small legacy except perhaps where it was ultimately co-opted in China.
posted on 07/22/2006 12:59:25 PM PDT
("I like to legislate. I feel I've done a lot of good." Sen. Robert Byrd)
But didn't he have the ears of the people wherever he traveled?
posted on 07/22/2006 1:31:18 PM PDT
(Why couldn't I have been born rich instead of so darned handsome?)
What happened in the 1200's was a catalyst of the Renaissance? Okaaaaay.
posted on 07/22/2006 3:39:58 PM PDT
("Put only Americans on guard tonight." -- George Washington)
I would say the Plague was more important as it virtually destroyed the Feudal System.
White folk have never had an original thought in thier life.
posted on 07/24/2006 8:56:33 AM PDT
(Trying to reason with wildfire season.)
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