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Reader comment on item: Something Rotten in Denmark?
in response to reader comment: Cold, highly intelligent country!!

Submitted by Frank Oddersborg (Denmark), Feb 8, 2006 at 15:37

Dear Lina

After blundering out with all your education, I read on happy that we could have a free and intelligent post from you.
This nice picture of an educated woman was smashed by your very naive remarks about who the danish government should open its border for. You truly don't know anything about politics, human rights and the sheltering of refugees.

Of course af country like Denmark CANT decide who to let in, thats not how a democracy works. If you want your country to be a speaker of human rights you cant select your refugees, you just have to take everybody in need.

When thats said, you dont either have put up for everything thats not in the line of how the refugees would like things to be (eg rules of THEIR religion and customs). The refugees are guests in Denmark until the day they can go home or willingly intergrates them self into the danish society by adopting the customs and comply to the laws.

As guests you are bound to certain universal unwritten laws (the same in every custom and religion all over the world) - be polite to your host, all the things your mom taught you about good manners.

I bet if someone came to your house and disrespected you in your own house, you would soon show the intruder the door?!

As this whole cartoon incident - it was an internal affair within the borders of Denmark, until Akkari and Co. took the issue to the middle east, in terms of the example above:

A GUEST in YOUR home doesnt like the way YOU are singing in the bath in YOUR home, so the guest runs out to the market in the middle of the city, taking the issue up with everybody who'll listen. And just to make sure that someone will, the guest also makes up additional rumors to inflame.

Would you put up for something like that whan half the town starts to throw rocks at your home because they dont like the way you are living in your own home? - I hope not!

Its quite plain and simple - come along and well get along.

As for Akkari and Co.: Shame on you, didnt your mom taught you anything?

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