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re havas - accusations maybe a misunderstanding

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Submitted by myth (Germany), Dec 1, 2009 at 05:52

Havas, maybe there is a misunderstanding here. When I say "people" it is not some racist or whatever type of argument. It refers to what a certain group, does not have to be a nation, could be a group within society actually do. As for turks my experience in germany is clearly that the maybe the most striking characteristic of the turkish immigrants and those who were born in germany is actually that they are very enthousiastic about football. I recall turkish flags twice the size of a car in germany after the quarter finals in the european cup 2008. As for imperialistic goals of islamists, that is not to say all muslims, I would simply point to statements made by those people that are on public record, same as terrorist attacks justified with their understanding of "islam".

This is more a fact than an accusation. Those people expose themselves, it needs not accusation other than their own words. Interesting you have the impression that there are people who believe "a muslims life is not important ". That is one thing I actually accuse the islamists of, it is them who draw a line between "muslims" and non-muslims. To come up with the football argument again, germany's new midfield hope for the worldcup next year has the name Özil. He received all the "blessings" from the football authourities. Don't ever imagine there are people in germany who do not want him to play because he is a muslim. religion is not part of the game. when you say "but we are also humans. we have families, we have children we have feelings" religion is not part of the game either. let's keep it this way.

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