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So, why didn't they just keep it to themselves.

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Submitted by PCL (United States), Aug 3, 2014 at 21:40

I can assure you that I, as an American of English and Irish decent, don't lay awake at night ruing the fact that I wouldn't be welcome in Sweden. If a country is already fairly racially monolithic, there are good reasons for keeping it that way. Even groups that initially get along sometimes start blaming each other when things go wrong, so even harmonious racial division should be considered a vulnerability. Japan has kept out those who are not ethnic Japanese all along, and I don't hear anyone complaining about them.

But Sweden seems to want to have it both ways: soothing their sense of white guilt by letting in immigrants who have no interest in Swedish values while hiding them in suburbs so as not to disturb the boredom of the locals. This just magnifies the divisions and exacerbates the religious and racial differences. One day, ethnic Swedes will wake up to find themselves a minority in one of the most segregated countries in the world.

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