The historical reality of the Koran and the Bible are under the most serious question in history, and both Moslem and Christian religious zealots are threatening scholars who dare to say that historical and archaeological reality depart from ‘revealed truth.’

In the March, 2002, issue of Harper’s Magazine Daniel Lazare offers an article updating the latest discoveries in biblical archaeology. Over the last 25 years, the belief that the basic story of the Israelites is historically true has been refuted by archaeological discoveries.
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Pictures of Palestinians celebrating the attack on America are shown worldwide. News commentators suggest that Arabs are ‘Satanic.’ Hate crimes erupt. Arabs cower in their homes, afraid to show their faces in the Land of the Free.

We have published one story on this website in support of Arab people. For our trouble, we have received a substantial amount of hate mail, and even viruses, mostly from people loudly proclaiming themselves to be Christians.

These extremists are no more Christians than the terrorists are Moslems. The terrorists do not reflect the sentiments of the vast majority of Arabs, especially not Arab Americans.
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We received this message from Deepak Chopra by e-mail. It is the opinion of Dr. Chopra, not necessarily that of Unknowncountry.com or Whitley Strieber. It asks questions that we must all be asking ourselves over the coming months and years, as we cope with the tragedy.
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