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Ash_F Donating Member (105 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 12:15 AM
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49. Do you have a link for this?
Edited on Sat Nov-26-11 12:17 AM by Ash_F
I tried googling the slogan but the first ten hits were super racist propaganda sites(on the anti-muslim side). Including Stormfront; my favorite. :7

I did however find this article which was interesting.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/6904622.stm

As you can see, they rightly did not get away with it. And that was years ago. One problem is the internet perpetuating these memes ad infinitum. But really four guys spouting hate speech do not represent the Muslim body of Europe any more than the Norway shooter and his supporters represents the Christian body. I see no reason to make apologies for either side of the coin.


The reason I attack the "they are not assimilating" line is because it is so dangerous. It is dangerous because it sounds so innocent. Thus it can appeal to moderates to swing them over. But it is so ambiguous and unsupported by data that is does not really mean anything.




edits for grammar
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