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Ahmad and the Teddy Bear

Reader comment on item: Not Child's Play: The Teddy-Bear Intifada
in response to reader comment: Muslim Teacher Vs Non-Muslim Teacher

Submitted by Arlinda DeAngelis (United States), Dec 5, 2007 at 21:49

You mentioned the following: Role models, monolingual Brits, Muslim only teachers, keeping the young noses in the cultural roots, knowing Urdu and poor grades. What does any of this have to do with the anarchy in the streets over a stuffed animal. Poor, underfed, ill educated, incapable of feeding or governing themselves, these fundamentalist good Muslims flee into the streets screaming for the execution of a teacher over a teddy bear, a toy, a child's play thing.

Your passionate concerns are misplaced. Instead of advocating that these poor starving ignorant peoples immerse themnselves into their religious and cultural heritage, you ought to advocate that they learn the basic necessities of a healthy society i.e. the rudiments of subsistance farming so they can feed themselves and their children who they seem to have in abundance and basic government rooted in law instead of fear and oppression and rioting in the streets for someones execution.

Knowing how to read and write and know basic arithmetic, science and history is also a help for constructing a healthy functioning law abiding society. Cultural immersion as you advocate, is a new construct of the polictically correct. Islamofascism is the antithesis of the politically correct. Islamofascism is tolerant of nothing and no one that is not one of them. There is even a name for a nonIslamic. We are called infidels.


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