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What's your stand on this??? Are you in favour of a mulicultural society or against??? Please discuss, politely.
XSpeel said:Can we fully understand another culture if we are not part of it? Can multi-culturism exist if we cannot understand another culture?
XSpeel said:I'm for multi-cultured society as long as any imported cultures resepct the native culture and do not try to impose their culture over it. Imported culture should never abuse and insult the native culture, it should cherish the chance of a free multi-cultured society.
AlternateContinuum said:Agreed - its a melting pot, so let it all melt. I worry that the various cultures that exist in Britain are still suspicious of each other, insular and protective of their identity to a point where the melting just isn't happening.
Meijin said:No, X-Speel, one shouldn't visit the sins of the father upon the sons, but that doesn't mean that white westerners/first worlders haven't got a lifestyle that is dependent on the previous exploitation of others or that reparations shouldn't be made between states who have historically exploited other states...
...as somebody pointed out very well in the newspaper this morning in a letter, 'WE' as immigrants, that is first worlders who went to the New World and Afica and Asia as colonists and IMMIGRANTS, acted dispicably, killing and wiping out whole peoples and cultures - therefore, any criticising of 'immigrants' within western/british society should be seen within the context of our past historical record of how 'we' acted when we were the immigrants.
XSpeel said:Should I be held responsible for the actions of my great ancestors?