I guess you "forgot" that the Arabs invented the numerical system that the West uses. JUST the imposition of the Arabic numerals, alone, is - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Melissa
    • 03.04.13 | 18:47 (IDT)

    said to have brought Europe out of the Dark Ages, and into the Renaissance. Then, there is algebra and algorthythms. Brought back by the crusaders, as well. The first Western explorers to the new world had to use Arab maps, because the Europeans did not have the navigational skills OR the cartography. Meanwhile, Israel invented the flash drive. The flash drive is a magnificent inventions, but it doesn't rival entire numerical and mathematical systems. Now, go Google, "Arabic numerals."

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