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Global Diversity - Cultural Relativism
« on: April 10, 2016, 11:00:18 am »
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di·ver·si·ty - /dəˈvərsədē,dīˈvərsədē/

noun

a range of different things. plural noun: diversities

"newspapers were obliged to allow a diversity of views to be printed"

synonyms: variety, miscellany, assortment, mixture, mix, mélange, range, array, multiplicity; More

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Chinese Diversity:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3304551/posts


India Diversity:
http://www.excitingthingsonly.com/?p=868

Bombay

Congo Diversity:
http://www.brimtime.com/2014/10/ebola-akon-under-fire-for-performing-giant-bubble-in-congo-photos-video.html




Pakistan Diversity:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/picturegalleries/worldnews/8860007/Imran-Khan-in-pictures-from-Pakistan-cricket-captain-and-playboy-to-politician.html?image=18



JAKARTA, Indonesia Diversity:

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/20236318/ns/world_news-south_and_central_asia/t/jakarta-crowds-roar-support-islamic-state/#.VjPhfbmFOHs

Nearly 90,000 followers of a hardline Muslim group packed a stadium in the Indonesian capital Sunday, calling for the creation of an Islamic state

Guatemala Diversity:
http://loca4motion.com/2011/11/20/guatemala-190-years-of-independence/


Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: Global Diversity - Cultural Relativism
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2016, 11:17:50 am »
http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/item/22884-left-leaning-website-admits-europe-s-muslims-hate-the-west

Thursday, 31 March 2016   
Left-leaning Website Admits, “Europe’s Muslims hate the West”
 Written by  Selwyn Duke 
 

 
“Europe’s Muslims hate the West” is not a title from Jihad Watch or Gates of Vienna, but left-leaning website Politico. It could make one wonder if Trumpian immigration policy will one day be the norm.

The writer, Dutch novelist Leon de Winter, sets out to tackle a certain politically correct assumption. As he writes, “The first reaction to the Brussels massacres among postmodern European intellectuals was predictable: What did we, Europeans, do to them, our Muslims?” His answer?

Nothing.

The conventional narrative on Muslim terrorism is now familiar and multi-faceted. For example, State Department spokesman Marie Harf floated the notion last year that providing “jobs” was a solution to combating jihadism.

Yet de Winter points out that “the unemployment figure in Brussels’ infamous Molenbeek neighborhood — now referred to as the jihadi hothouse of Europe —” of 30 percent is “not unusual in southern European countries or the Arab world.”

He not only points out that blue-collar Belgian youth and Muslim youth are identical socioeconomically, but also writes “In Spain, youth unemployment has reached 50 percent and the welfare state is less developed than in Belgium, yet Spanish citizens aren’t blowing themselves up in metro stations.”

In reality, there’s simply no correlation between poverty and terrorism. The economic conditions of hundreds of millions of South Americans and non-Muslim Africans and Asians are far worse than those of Europe’s Muslims, yet terrorism simply isn’t noticeably present in their populations. In fact, Europe’s Muslims enjoy the fruits of Western living: ample food, medical care, available schools, and opportunities for success unimaginable in their native lands. There is also this simple statistic: Only one in six jihadists in Belgium comes from a poor home.

Then there’s the notion that Muslims’ rage is explainable by way of Belgian “xenophobia.” De Winter calls this “ridiculous” and asks, “Why would Muslims choose to stay in societies that showed such deep disrespect for their migrant population? [In fact, they flock to these societies.] Because they realize that an unemployed citizen in a European welfare state run by infidels has a better material life than an employed citizen in pious Morocco?”

Of course, money is a great motivator, but it doesn’t change hearts. De Winter examines this, mentioning that many Muslim migrants bring with them “the mental and cultural conditions that have kept their home country in its ‘developing country’ status.” Citing Professor Ruud Koopmans of the Berlin Social Science Center, who published a study on “Fundamentalism and out-group hostility,” de Winter presented the following facts (all quotations are Koopmans’):

Sixty percent of European Muslims “agree that Muslims should return to the roots of Islam, [sic] 75 percent think there is only one interpretation of the Quran possible to which every Muslim should stick.”

Forty-five percent believe “Jews cannot be trusted.”

• Many Muslims exhibit what Koopmans calls “Occidentophobia,” “with 54 percent believing that the West is out to destroy Islam.”

(Why the West would then invite Muslims into its midst is left unexplained.)

Yet Western misunderstandings are as relevant here as Muslim ones. For example, Koopmans states that 65 percent of Muslims “say that religious rules are more important to them than the laws of the country in which they live,” with the implication being that this is misguided. But consider: If you believe divine law actually exists, would you subordinate it to man’s? Would you put government’s laws ahead of God’s laws? Marxist states demand that kind of submission.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leon_de_Winter
Leon de Winter (born 24 February 1954) is a Dutch writer and columnist.

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De Winter became more involved in political writings in newspapers and magazines, and appearances on television, possibly the most recognizable of these being his many articles in support of Israel and his support for an "Islamic Enlightenment".

On 26 December 2007, de Winter announced a stop to his political writings on blogs and magazines and that he was considering a one-year sabbatical with his family to California.[1] One year turned into three years and he moved back to the Netherlands and he started writing for Dutch and German newspapers again.

However, he continued publishing opinion articles in newspapers in the Netherlands, such as on the racism trial against Geert Wilders,[2] criticisms of Barack Obama,[3][4] the European Union, the Euro currency and financial aid for members of the Euro area.[5]
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http://www.politico.eu/article/brussels-attacks-terrorism-europe-muslims-brussels-attacks-airport-metro/
Europe’s Muslims hate the West
Young men like the perpetrators of the Brussels attacks refuse to embrace the social codes of Belgian life.
By   Leon de Winter     | 3/29/16, 2:36 PM CET
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http://www.ruthfullyyours.com/2009/11/14/the-mullahs-are-laughing-leon-de-winter/
THE MULLAHS ARE LAUGHING….LEON DE WINTER
Posted By Ruth King on November 14th, 2009

Western Liberal Elites Have Made an Iranian Bomb a Reality

Posted By Leon de Winter On November 14, 2009

If you want to know the scope of the illusions of Western liberal elites, you should read the fascinating editorial published in the Guardian on October 22, 2003. It shows [1] the willingness of these elites to disregard the cruel facts, the radical agenda, and the apocalyptic ambitions of the Iranian regime.

Six years ago, the regime in Tehran executed the same policies, and was driven by the same ideology, as today. And the same Western political elites tried everything in their power to distort the perception of their counterparts in Tehran in order to avoid the harsh truth: the mullahs want to crown Imam Khomeini's Islamic Revolution
Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: Global Diversity - Cultural Relativism
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2018, 10:14:06 am »
bump for the Soccer World Cup Diversity ...
Notice how diverse the Nigerian team is ...  compared to France

France National Football ...


**ding-thing**: Super Eagles FIFA Confederations Cup Squad**nice!

Behold, happy is the man whom God correcteth: therefore despise not thou the chastening of the Almighty: For he maketh sore, and bindeth up: he woundeth, and his hands make whole ; He shall deliver thee in six troubles: yea, in seven there shall no evil touch thee. - Job 5

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Re: Global Diversity - Cultural Relativism
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2018, 07:43:52 am »
bump for the Soccer World Cup Diversity ...
Notice how diverse the Nigerian team is ...  compared to France

France National Football ...


**ding-thing**: Super Eagles FIFA Confederations Cup Squad**nice!


"Melting pot" was not invented by the French.



French Soccer Team - Champions of Europe in 1984.