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Old 11-15-2013, 10:08 AM
 
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Africa today is still Africa because of its backwardness of its people. Similar civilizations existed at the time and they are not as disorganized today as Africa - Indian, Chinese and many Middle Eastern ancient empires. That says something about the people who inhabited Africa.
I read somewhere that sub sahara Africa even as late as the 1500s didn't have a written language or a plow while at the same time, Europe had precision time keeping devices and complex musical instruments. Not sure how true that is.
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Old 11-15-2013, 10:50 AM
 
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I read somewhere that sub sahara Africa even as late as the 1500s didn't have a written language or a plow while at the same time, Europe had precision time keeping devices and complex musical instruments. Not sure how true that is.
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