“Europe” = West Asia?

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“Geographically, Europe is a tail to the Asiatic kite.” [1]

The word “Europe” derives from the roots ”eur-” + “op-” meaning “broad-faced”.

Why do people call the western portion of Asia “Europe”?

It’s not a continent.

South Asia is bigger, and has more people, ethnicities and languages, and it’s not considered a continent. The same goes for Southeast Asia, which is also not considered a continent. The same goes for China, and it’s only considered a country!

Nearly every West Asian language has its roots in another part of Asia.

Nearly every West Asian religion was founded in another part of Asia.

So why should West Asia be called “Europe” and classified as a continent?

Don’t tell me it’s because “Europeans” are white. First of all, nobody is white, or black. Have you ever seen a person the color of either of these hands?

black and white

In fact, there is no skin…

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