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On Immigration

"You venture to call Ferdinand a wise ruler — he who has impoverished his own country and enriched mine!" - Bayezid II
Bayezid II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

When Spain expelled its Jewish population, the Ottoman Empire took them in.   This helped give the Ottomans another 400 years and started the decline of Spain as a world power almost before it started its rise.  Now Germany is playing the role of the Ottomans while Syria plays the role of Spain.
Tags: gnosis and agnosis, perspective on "history"

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