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To Kenneth Besig

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Submitted by Daisy (United States), Jul 25, 2005 at 16:31

You are so correct, Mr. Besig. I'm guessing that the main thing that keeps the English from doing what's correct is their own confusion about the 'multiculturalism' phenomena that is a source of so much false pride in England. Additionally, the microcosm of Muslims manipulate the system to their own unhealthy agenda. These things along with systemic anti-Semitism makes for a very troublesome environment, indeed.

There is a sanctimonious guilt operative in England and it's quite destructive. The sanctimony gets fed by all these large and public warning against racism and also by a sort of fashionably diverse look to BBC newscasters, among other trendy statements of inclusiveness that are based on practically nothing.

However, in the real world of England, unless one is Anglo-Saxon, one is really not English and one better not apply for that status anytime soon. And in the real world of Islam in England, the never to be fully accepted Muslims buy into that marginalization with their own manipulative dishonesty. The lie there is that, despite complaints about being socially marginalized, the Muslims reject the very idea of full citizenship. Both Anglo-Saxons and their formerly colonized, seem, not too far under the skin, still to despise one another. At the same time, they are codependent upon one another to keep failing systems going. Sickeningly attendant to the conceit of multi-cultural diversity, is the very real fact of anti-Semitism in all of Europe; not least of all, in England.

In addition to disliking each other, both the Muslims and the Anglos seems to despise the Jews. Both groups cover the spectrum of ignorant prejudice; you can find the proud and loud ignorant all the way through to the intellectual poseurs spouting awfulness about Israel. Strangely enmeshed bedfellows for sure. Dangerous too.

The English need to be able to back up their enabling with healthy boundaries so that disabilities are not fostered. They have every right to demand better behavior of their immigrants. In turn, they must be prepared to offer full citizenship. The Muslims need to stop leeching off the English host's guilt and be prepared to put their loyalty where their lives are lived. They are not living in a religious dictatorship and they ought to stop acting as if they were. They are English now and have every reason and obligation to be grateful for that. Those who demand full inclusion need to be prepared to act out of loyalty to the culture they are participating within. Those who offer inclusion had better be prepared to include -- and do so equitably and not merely as an essentially disrespectful fashion statement. All need to withdraw their fear and hatred of Israel (and therefore every Jew), if for no other reason than it's simply backwards and wrong.
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