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Old 11-17-2014, 03:25 AM   #451
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Wow. Now this is a startling statement to make. The statement is particularly striking for someone who is a professor and intellectual, as one would assume she would be a bit more intelligent and less xenophobic than your typical Greek.
Borza (for instance) agreed with her. You should start making a list of scientists (historians or archaeologists) who disagree with her.
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Old 11-17-2014, 04:40 AM   #452
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Borza (for instance) agreed with her. You should start making a list of scientists (historians or archaeologists) who disagree with her.
Borza agreed with her on what? That the sky is blue?
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Old 11-17-2014, 06:26 AM   #453
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Borza (for instance) agreed with her. You should start making a list of scientists (historians or archaeologists) who disagree with her.
Rather than making a list of scientists who disagree with her, can you please explain to us how we can objectively measure the presence of modern day Macedonians in the Balkans?
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Old 11-17-2014, 06:35 AM   #454
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Borza agreed with her on what? That the sky is blue?
Yes, more or less.
http://history-of-macedonia.com/2006...-eugene-borza/

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Rather than making a list of scientists who disagree with her, can you please explain to us how we can objectively measure the presence of modern day Macedonians in the Balkans?
I don't understand the question.
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I don't understand the question.
If Macedonians are "Slavs" and "Bulgarians", it would necessarily follow that their presence in the Balkans begins as early as the 5th, 6th, or 7th century.

Would you agree with this or not?
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Faklaris (in an interview) also agrees that this can not be the dead for whom the Tomb was built but rather an earlier or later poor burial.
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If Macedonians are "Slavs" and "Bulgarians", it would necessarily follow that their presence in the Balkans begins as early as the 5th, 6th, or 7th century.

Would you agree with this or not?
Are you going to answer this question or not?
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Are you going to answer this question or not?
I think you should move this to another thread.
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Old 11-17-2014, 07:51 AM   #459
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A fine diplomatic answer.

Here is the problem. You provide a translation of an interview of a prominent Greek professor wherein she uses the racial slur “Skopjans”, followed by “Slavs”, and “Bulgarians”.

You did not repudiate these statements. Indeed, you support her statements.

You agree with professors Borza and Palagia that modern day Macedonians are Slavs/Bulgarians who only adopted a Macedonian consciousness recently.

We take issue with this.

Greek and Western historians work under this paradigm. The ancient Macedonian government used Koine. The Slavs arrived in the Balkans in the 6th century. Modern day Macedonians speak Slavic. Thus, modern day Macedonians are not Macedonians, but Slavs.

This is what I call a linear theory of ignorance.

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I think you should move this to another thread.
You won't answer the question anyway, so what is the point?
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Here is the problem. You provide a translation of an interview of a prominent Greek professor wherein she uses the racial slur “Skopjans”, followed by “Slavs”, and “Bulgarians”.
This is a google translation (which can be messy) but these terms are accurately translated from Greek. This interview is very long and interesting and the final two questions are also (politically) interesting, I had no intention to censor them (if that's what you wanted).

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You won't answer the question anyway, so what is the point?
I didn't say I won't answer. It just seemed like a very very generic discussion starting all over again in the wrong thread.
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