>The English keep relatively quiet about any claim that they
As a loyal subject of H.M the Queen, interested in English
history and the son of an Englishman, I have never heard any such
claim. The English are open to a range of complaints, so there's no
need to put up furphies like this one.
Jim should absorb the fact that tossing out furphies like
this will decrease his credibility on other matters.
>On Jan 5, 2009, at 1:35 PM, Jim West wrote:
>>Did Newton reference and credit his developments? Or did he allow us to
>>believe he originated them all? I really don't know for sure.
>>I do know that the English (as any dominant political system) prefer we
>>believe they "discovered America", etc.
>>Algebra (obviously Arabic word) seems to have had a good start in Babylon:
>>As non-western political influence increases in the West, the Western sense
>>of history will be contradicted. I'm looking forward to the new historical