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Submitted by myth (Germany), Dec 25, 2009 at 15:47

Greeting Sergey, Greetings Dr Pipes who envisioned the three choices. I think there is a fourth one which is very much reality in western europe today. It is called segregation. By this I mean in Dr Pipes' terms that on the city-quarter level you will find quarters that are muslim dominated others where muslims are rejected ( by landlords for example ) and commercial city centers where everybody gets along fine for the sake of business. The UK even chose to add sharia courts to the muslim dominated neighbourhoods. Segregation is one of the tactical goals of the islamists, asking for separate swimming hours, schools and the like. It appears that segregation is very much embraced by the political left who would rather describe this as preservation of cultural background in local environments for the sake of diversity. Even using the word "muslim communities" is part of a language that is already thinking in terms of segregation. In Germany holocaust survivor and writer Ralph Giordano who I will paraphrase says "integration has failed, we have parallel societies, the position of women in the parallel muslim society is intolerable."

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