* Â No wonder they’re so intelligent. But somehow they know all about jihad. Mysterious, isn’t it?
Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Intelligent Arab females
…one must go on jihad (i.e., warlike razzias or raids) at least once a year…one may use a catapult against them [non-Muslims] when they are in a fortress,Â even if among them are women and children.Â One may set fire to them and/or drown them…If a person of the AhlÂ al-Kitab [People of The Book â€“ Jews and Christians, typically] is enslaved, his marriage is [automatically] revoked…One may cut down their trees…One must destroy their useless books. Jihadists may take as booty whatever they decide…they may steal as much food as they need…
From Al-Ghazali (arguably the ‘greatest scholar in Islam’)Â Â
(IsraelNN.com) The average Arab in the Middle East reads approximately four pages worth of literature a year, according to aÂ RIA NovostiÂ Russian news service report published in November.Â
The Syrian newspaperÂ Tishreen, commenting on a recent survey conducted by the United Nations, said that according to the study, Americans read an average of 11 books a year, with the average Briton reading eight books.
TheÂ Arab Thought Foundation, which reports on cultural development in Arab countries, concluded that only a little more than 8 percent of Arabs aspire to a higher education.
The U.N. survey reported that every year, one new book title is published per 12,000 people in the Arab world, as compared with one per 500 people in Britain. Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) says Israel publishesÂ more thanÂ 4,000 books a year, making Israel the second highest per-capita publisher in the world,Â after the People’s Republic of China.
The United Nations Development Programme Literacy Report for 2007-2008 listed Israel in 56th place for world literacy, with the Palestinian Authority coming in 80th, Jordan 84th, Lebanon 97th,Â Iran 114th, Syria 120th, and Egypt in 132nd place.