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Re: Reflections on the Revolution in France

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Submitted by AnitaMaria Parolla (United States), Nov 19, 2005 at 14:19

Dear Mr. Pipes

I though long about how to respond to your solution to the problem, I quote "The French can respond in three ways. They can feel guilty and appease the rioters with prerogatives and the "massive investment plan" some are demanding. Or they can heave a sigh of relief when it ends and, as they did after earlier crises, return to business as usual. Or they can understand this as the opening salvo in a would-be revolution and take the difficult steps to undo the negligence and indulgence of past decades."

You of course are wrong, and we have a solution that the Europeans long proposed for the state of Israel: the French should withdraw from the occupied territories and let the Muslim declare their independence there. The Muslims that live in the rest of French territories which are not yet "Muslim Land" should embrace Arab/Muslim family re-unification and let in unlimited immigration of other Muslims. The Muslims who live currently in France should recieve compensation in the amount of billions of $$$ because they were mistreated (how - I am not sure, but it must be right if the Muslims claim it - isn't it?)

Of course this solution is only a temporary one because as the Muslim population grows, their demands will grow, too. But that problem is for the future, and as the French demand Israel to embrace these measures, should show the spirit and lead the way by example.

With all due respect

AnitaMaria Parolla

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