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Why do I oppose immigration?

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in response to reader comment: Dear Prashant

Submitted by Prashant (United States), Jun 22, 2016 at 00:10

Dear Dr Pipes,

Your famous reader Debanjan Banerjee asks me why I oppose immigration from Islamic countries into the west. Let us be blunt. I will cite many reasons:

1) Immigration is not your birth right. You should immigrate with humility and thankfulness. If you thanklessly complain and demand more and more rights incessantly, you better stay in your own home. 2) If you destroy your own lands and then run to other countries in misery, you better do some self-examination. 3) If a prophet encourages people to migrate to other countries, it does not make migration your birth right. Whatever happened to self-pride and work to improve your own lot. 4) If you demand rights that you do not offer to others, you are a hypocrite and you belong to your own country. Syria almost does not exist any more. But when it existed, it was an Islamic theocracy. Those Syrians who do not even pay any lip-service to democracy should not enjoy the western democracy.

That said, Debanjan Banerjee has never attempted to hide his hypocrisy. This is yet another example.


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