If I'm reading this correctly, the emir rose to power in 1989, and by 1990 everyone spoke Arabic. Arabic is a particularly difficult language to learn, and I don't think it's possible that in one year he insituted a 100% effective program to make sure that each and every person learned proficient Arabic in that time. That requires the hiring of teachers, having facilities to learn in, having a way to enforce that each and every person attend these lessons... It seems quite difficult to me. I'm also a little curious about how the people of a formerly democratic nation, one that had recently gained it's independence in 1975, so easily accepted totalitarian control over them, regardless of how lightly he treats them. It should be considered that, in OTL, there have been more than 20 attempted coups in Comoros since 1975. This shows that the people have a strong revolutionary spirit, not the kind that would take kindly to a man imposing his total rule over the nation. I like the idea a lot, though. If it could be worked into a more realistic shape, it would be excellent. Southern Sea 21:57, May 26, 2011 (UTC)
The only thing not realistic here is the Arabic stuff. The Emir is a pretty benevolent ruler, largely letting everyone be, which should lead to a lack of a revolting population. The Comoros are a good example of a country that is democratic in name only, with the rulers at and around DD being dictators, something which really is the same today, though slightly better. They would go along with the emir quite willingly, so long as he left them alone, did not torture them, and maintained a fairly stable government. The coups otl are against dictators, or perceived dictators, not in favor of democracy. Lordganon 10:06, May 27, 2011 (UTC)
I cede the point of the emir, then. That's plenty satisfactory to me in that regard. The Arabic should be changed, though. It's not unrealistic that a linguistic monoculture could be created forcibly, but it would take much more time than one year. Southern Sea 19:02, May 27, 2011 (UTC)
And that, along with it being incomplete, is why it's a proposal still. Lordganon 21:44, May 27, 2011 (UTC)
This being pretty much done, I'd like to adopt it and finish it. Anything I should take in mind? GunsnadGlory 19:57, January 14, 2012 (UTC)
See the posts right above yours. Lordganon 09:53, January 15, 2012 (UTC)
Right, ok- thats it? GunsnadGlory 00:13, January 16, 2012 (UTC)
It is odd, but roughly ~ 15 minutes after officially adopting this artlicle, I find myself at odds of what to do now... Any objections to Graduation? GunsnadGlory 00:32, January 16, 2012 (UTC)
Well, you missed almost all of the problems with it - it was referred to in a lot more than the one spot, lol. I fixed them, as well as the Muslim bit, as the islands have always been almost entirely Muslim.
You do not ask for graduation on these talk pages. That is something only for the main page.
Lordganon 09:50, January 16, 2012 (UTC)
Oh. That wasn't above when I asked to adopt it, but that's fine.
Thanks for the tip about where to ask for graduation. I didn't know that before... though it hasn't helped with my other articles... (hint, hint) GunsnadGlory 19:38, January 16, 2012 (UTC)
Articles generally sit to wait for objections for at least a week.
Largely, you missed that the part noted above was throughout the article, lol. No worries.
Lordganon 02:34, January 17, 2012 (UTC)