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Submitted by Sword of Islam (United Kingdom), Mar 16, 2006 at 04:15

Submitted by Sarah, Mar 15, 2006 at 17:06
You had been ruled by your colonial masters for 200 years. You're serving the British government for generations. May be now you think that if you attack Muslims, your colonial masters will be happy. Thats why my dear friend Dinesh is echoing HIS MASTER'S VOICE.

- What a vile racist statement this obviously is, Dinesh. It's the oldest trick in the book implying that a non-native is an Uncle Tom simply because he/she has roots in another country yet successfully integrates into another that is dominated by another ethnic group. This also goes a long way toward explaining why these people have such a dismal record of success in Western countries - unlike their Hindu counterparts. Perhaps she can also offer an explanation as to why India is growing at such a rapid pace whilst Pakistan is 'third world' by comparison! This kind of racial slur merely reveals her own feelings of inate racial inferiority manifesting itself as inverted snobbery. It's a cowardly way to attack someone and is no better than the kind of attack that I would expect from the BNP or KKK. The fact that only the VERY desperate would ever countenance migrating to a Middle Eastern country (other than Israel) probably contributes to this inverted snobbery.

I hope that you can shoot down the assumptions that she's made about your personal circumstances with hard facts (Not that you should have to, given her shame at revealing anything about her own). Facts tend to shut cranks like Sarah up (or make them start quoting their scriptures, or the number of followers their religion has, as a justification - a clear sign that you've rattled them).

Perhaps you could tell her about the no-go areas certain parts of the UK dominated by Muslim youths with no culture of their own other than the imitation of African-American rappers and how they are generally regarded as a joke. Whereas an African-American rapper has a certain intimidating quality the best that these cheap imitations can do is inspire a giggle. They're all chat and no substance. They're very aggressive in large groups but meek as lambs when it's 1 against 1. I'm not aware of any Hindu no-go areas in the U.K. Maybe you could tell her how Ali-G was created by a Jewish comedian as a mockery of these individuals and how, failing to get the joke, these same youths regard him as an inspiration using him as a role model to greater extent than they ever would revere their Prophet. This is probably why the ones in the UK are so militant - everybody laughs at them in the street and they can't work out why! So they automatically assume that the cause is religious rather than cultural.

We need more Hindus and fewer Ali-G's. Maybe she could take a leaf out of her stories of the Hindu attack on Christians in India. Do they retaliate by sending their children into marketplaces loaded with explosives despite having considerably greater justification for doing so? Of course not, they have a stronger belief in the power of their God and are strengthened by their faith. This why they are called Martyrs. The Middle Eastern appropriation of the word is an insult by comparison. It spits on the graves of each of the atrocities against Christians that she refers to which is an act even more contemptible than the atrocity itself!

I'm sure that Sarah will find more racial slurs to taunt you with but as a fellow UK citizen I felt compelled to say that our Hindu citizens, along with the Chinese community, are probably the only argument that I can think of FOR multiculturalism................................................

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