That is until you popped up with Muslims and India.
We aren't talking about that region or group which had an entirely different relationship.
Being a dhimmi was not totally played out like that.
You're adopting an entirely hardline concept and applying it to the whole.
It was not a common practice through out the entire empire.
They were not trying to homogenize the people, quite the opposite was true for the empire.
Yes that particular example is forced conversion but it in no way does not mean that the weren't intolerant of Christians.
No matter how hard you might try to paint the picture for that to be true.
You know this, you're being dishonest.
They did it for economic reasons, not to cleanse the land of Christians.
One is meant to harm a group, the other is meant for economic and civil structure reasons.
You're argument is based on exceptions and not the rule.
I was discovering that life just simply isn't fair and bask in the unsung glory of knowing that each obstacle overcome along the way only adds to the satisfaction in the end. Nothing great, after all, was ever accomplished by anyone sulking in his or her misery.
There is no such thing as a “Natural Born Dual-Citizen“.
Originally Posted by PogueMoran
I didnt have to read the article to tell you that you cant read.