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Submitted by Daisy (United States), Mar 22, 2006 at 20:07

Tomas, your sharply focused observations and clear comments on the failure of Multiculturalism are a welcome relief for this American. From my perspective, the Multicultural 'experiment' is just old fashioned colonialism played on Europe's home ground instead of on the land of the colonized.

I wonder who will destroy the other first: The Muslims or the Europeans. Both believe themselves superior to the other. The Muslims flock to Europe, despising European values, but attracted to European welfare $$$ (which Muslims most apparently feel entitled to be paid by the infidel dhimmi-Europeans).

The Europeans, caught up in a sanctimonious "peace at all costs" delusion while (not really so secretly) despising those they dare not admit they feel superior to (that wouldn't be 'peaceful' - it would be 'racist') keep paying appeasement taxes to the 'colorful immigrants' in their separated neighborhoods .. all while refusing to understand that the people they are paying off (to keep separate albeit 'colorful') despise them as much as they (not so secretly) despise the 'colorful people.

Tomas, in another post you condescendingly suggest words to the effect that the USA started out bad but is now 'improving". Ha! Perfect. Hard to tell ... does the superiority complex arise out of your Muslim-sensibilities or your Danish-sensibilities? The demand for assimilation in the USA goes far in producing tolerance and self-efficacy. Integration, while demanding and certainly not without difficulties - is a major cultural achievement. Not that you'll hear about American cultural achievements where you live (or even much in America) .. let me tell you this so you do not remain in the unfortunate position of that 25 year old Danish Muslim (who did not understand the concept of free-speech). Muslims may come into this country attached to their sense of superiority .. many may cling to it ... but they will not be paid dhimmitude $$ and if they want to succeed they will have to assimilate and not be American in name only.

We have lots of entertainment here .. we don't need to import 'colorful extras' to decorate our neighborhoods. Americans also have a cultural tradition of volunteering in order to give back to the community we live in .. another cultural achievement Muslims and Europeans may want to consider adapting for themselves.
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