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Post by VioletVenom on Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:01 am



To vaguely express my opinions - I have many friends from all different walks of life who worship different religions and want to organize society all differently but the only reason as to why we all are civil with one another is because we treat people similarly and have tolerant views. I understand you can't exactly tell someone "No, if you don't agree with this society you should not move there", but I am not so sure if people from different cultures with vastly different approaches to liberty and society in general are civil enough to co habit a city/country.

Right now in Sweden there is a huge surge of immigrants from northern Africa and the Middle East, (primarily from Syria, Iraq, and Pakistan). There is rising tension between the generally liberal minded Swedes with christian background and the generally conservative immigrants with Islamic background. While I agree they should be allowed to acclimate in Sweden there is not enough emphasis on immigration laws - recently a suicide bomber attacked Stockholm (I'm sure you have read about this), and Sweden only marginally increased their terror alert. This is not the first issue though - it happens frequently that many immigrants revolt against the Swedes violently. While I am not penalizing Islam as a religion or all muslims I am penalizing fundamentalism and how it hasn't got a place in any society, especially such a tolerant, neutral one like Sweden.

If I had my choice, if you did not behave and you violently protested, you should CERTAINLY be returned to your country. I welcome ethnic and cultural differences, because I believe every culture has something to offer, but there are some things that occur much more prominently in some than others. Therefore there needs to be somewhat of a stricter policy about immigration I do believe.



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Post by Donald Williams on Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:20 am

VioletVenom wrote:

To vaguely express my opinions - I have many friends from all different walks of life who worship different religions and want to organize society all differently but the only reason as to why we all are civil with one another is because we treat people similarly and have tolerant views. I understand you can't exactly tell someone "No, if you don't agree with this society you should not move there", but I am not so sure if people from different cultures with vastly different approaches to liberty and society in general are civil enough to co habit a city/country.

Right now in Sweden there is a huge surge of immigrants from northern Africa and the Middle East, (primarily from Syria, Iraq, and Pakistan). There is rising tension between the generally liberal minded Swedes with christian background and the generally conservative immigrants with Islamic background. While I agree they should be allowed to acclimate in Sweden there is not enough emphasis on immigration laws - recently a suicide bomber attacked Stockholm (I'm sure you have read about this), and Sweden only marginally increased their terror alert. This is not the first issue though - it happens frequently that many immigrants revolt against the Swedes violently. While I am not penalizing Islam as a religion or all muslims I am penalizing fundamentalism and how it hasn't got a place in any society, especially such a tolerant, neutral one like Sweden.

If I had my choice, if you did not behave and you violently protested, you should CERTAINLY be returned to your country. I welcome ethnic and cultural differences, because I believe every culture has something to offer, but there are some things that occur much more prominently in some than others. Therefore there needs to be somewhat of a stricter policy about immigration I do believe.



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Henry David Thoreau exemplified my beliefs on this subject when he wrote "civil disobedience." I believe that the citizens of a nation have every right to protest against their government, however, I do not believe they have any right to do this at the expense of other citizens living in this nation. People begin to rally against your cause when your cause is leading to the deaths of innocent individuals. I agree with your main idea, because I believe there are much wiser ways to fight for what you believe than by the tip of a sword.

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