In article <pr1jtugc58ir21n0fsp3lbsliv14366eka at 4ax.com>,
lojbab at lojban.org says...
> "John Knight" <jwknight at polbox.com> wrote:
> >"Bob LeChevalier" <lojbab at lojban.org> wrote in message
> >news:nkv7tukd6963ijm232hb543en382c4jvh5 at 4ax.com...> >> "John Knight" <jwknight at polbox.com> wrote:
> >> >"Jd" <JDay123 at BellSouth.net> wrote in message
> >> >news:3dd07461.10459242 at newsgroups.bellsouth.net...> >> >> Cary Kittrell wrote:
> >> >> > Why do you think the great majority of all cultures in human
> >> >> >history have vanished?
> >> >>
> >> >> Miscegenation?
> >> Actually yes, though the more common term for cultures is
> >> "assimilation".
> >Except that miscegenation is a crime, and assimilation is not (though it
> >should be).
>> You can't have the one without the other, nincompoop. Assimilation
> means that people pay no attention to differences that others would
> call miscegenation.
>> >> I have to point out that the Parthenon is a ruin, and it did NOT
> >> survive 2500 years, so it can't survive another 2500 years. There was
> >> serious destruction from a fire around 360 AD, and the building was
> >> almost totally destroyed in 1687 when a mortar shell hit the building
> >> which was being used by the Turks as a munitions storehouse.
> >What's still standing sure did last longer than the WTC, didn't it?
> >And what's still standing is far more impressive than ANY other building in
> >the rest of Greece, built by the miscegenated "Greeks" of today.
>> You are easily impressed.
>> >Socrates and his cohorts and the builders of the Acropolis weren't muds.
> >They were WHITE men [read: CAUCASIANS].
>> How would you know? Were you there?
>> >> The Greeks have their share of modern skyscrapers, which will likely
> >> be torn down before 2500 years, though there is no reason to doubt
> >> that the building shells would last MUCH longer (barring terrorist
> >> plane crashes and the like).
> >It's obvious that the people who built buildings like the Parthenon were a
> >VERY different race than the people who built the modern buildings in
>> It's not obvious to the rest of us what race has to do with buildings.
It's not obvious to me what race has to do with religion.
AOL Sux Period.