Passover celebrates the freedom from bondage, and I have an opportunity as a physician to free my patients from the bondage of illness.
In the Name of God: The Exceedingly and Everlastingly Loving and Caring
The furor over the President’s detestable comments about Haitians and African countries continues. And it should. Such comments are not becoming of a high school student, much less the President of the United States.
His denial that he ever said such a thing only makes the situation worse, and it is baffling how so many politicians in his Party are deafeningly silent in response to what he said.
And what our President should realize is that we in the West owe a lot to those “s***hole countries” in Africa.
The President is a businessman, and he has inked many, many deals in his professional career. Those deals were signed on paper. And while paper – as we know it today – was first invented in China, it’s ancient precursor, papyrus, was widely used in Egypt well before paper was invented. And, of course, Egypt is one of those “s***hole countries” in Africa about which the President spoke.
His business deals – worth all those millions – needed a lot of mathematics, right? Well, guess what? Mathematics were invented in Africa, where all those “s***hole countries” are found.
While the President’s latest physical showed him to be in great health, if he were to ever need surgery, he would need to thank the ancient Egyptians for that as well. That is because the earliest known surgery was performed in Egypt in 2750 BC. That’s way before surgery came to Norway, and once again, Egypt is in Africa – where all those “s***hole countries” are located – according to Mr. Trump.
The oldest existing university in the world is not Harvard, not Yale, not even Oxford. No, it is the University of Karueein, founded in 859 AD. This University is in Fez, Morocco. That’s in Africa, by the way, where all those “s***hole countries” are located.
Oh, in case you didn’t know, humanity itself first came from Africa. As reported in The NY Times:
“We did not evolve from a single ‘cradle of mankind’ somewhere in East Africa,” said Philipp Gunz, a paleoanthropologist at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, and a co-author of two new studies on the fossils, published in the journal Nature. “We evolved on the African continent.”
This is only a small list of all the contributions that Africa has made to the history of the world, to the history of the West. We in the West owe a great deal to Africa and all of her “s***hole countries.”
If only our President knew this; if only our President understood the history of the world; if only our President knew the truth of things, maybe he wouldn’t have said the vile things he said. If only…