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Really? Xenophobia?

Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]
in response to reader comment: Muslims cannot be integrated into European society

Submitted by Jeffrey H (United States), Apr 23, 2006 at 08:20

Mr. Smith,

You must come up with some better analogies or you're going to lose your argument (did Native Americans issue visa's...c'mon).

Also, in his letter, did Sully really come across as xenophobic to you? Hmm...I didn't get that feeling. I sensed a concern for a particular group of people who are foreign to him not necessarily a loathing of all foreigners in general. Either it's there and I'm just not seeing it, it's not there and you are seeing something, or I need to learn to read "white."

One other quick comment...I don't understand either why people migrate to countries they despise so much? To those who fall into this catagory, a detailed or general response is most welcomed. Please, only those who have 1) moved from a country of their origin to another, and 2) deeply dislike the new country in which they reside.

For example, an Australian moved to Kenya and now hates it there, or an Iranian moved to Liberia and now hates it there, or someone from the U.S. moved to Palestine and now hates it there...all of your answers are requested so that myself and others can better empathize with your pain.

Until next time....
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