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I was paraphrasing.
Ethnicity isn't the issue. This was a Muslim holiday/school board thing. The majority she is referring to is a Muslim majority, not an ethnic one. That's the chilly part.
My gripe isn't focused on the board meeting, it was the candid comment that caught my attention. So, I haven't cherry picked anything.
That is your interpretation. Not anything based in fact. You couldn't even get your quote right, so that speaks volumes about the veracity of your assertions
Her facial expression reflected anger, same as it does on any angry face. I don't know if you've ever attended a school board or city council meeting, but they get pretty heated.
Actually, I don't think you were. I think you deliberately misquoted her to get attention, because people were not "getting it"
They saw exactly what happened: a fraction of a meeting in which a sensitive issue was being discussed and people were getting heated and emotional, as is commonplace during events like that. Post the entire meeting, from start to finish, without bias or prejudice, without hyperbole and misquotes, and then we can make an informed assessment of it. Otherwise, you're doing nothing but baiting and making wild assumptions.
Perhaps you should invest in a dictionary. Muslims are an ethnic group. They share a common cultural background and a common religion. And yes, she was referring to a Muslim majority...at the school board meetings.
An ethnic group or ethnicity is a socially defined category of people who identify with each other based on common ancestral, social, cultural or national experience.
I get that it's in vogue for minorities to stick together, but honestly, do you think these people would treat a transgender well? They would just as soon hang you.
No, I quoted her directly to the point she was trying to make. In my words. Hence "Paraphrasing".
What are you going on about? I posted a news clip I watched when something a Muslim woman said caught my attention. I don't have the original copy. I don't have the unedited version. I'm not the journalist. So what is the point in going on about providing the whole video about the meeting? the OP isn't even about the meeting. (scratches head)
I'm sorry, the definition of ethnicity is NOT sharing the same religion, it's sharing the same ancestry. And you're telling me to get a dictionary? Here, I'll save you the trouble.
adjective eth·nic ˈeth-nik
: of or relating to races or large groups of people who have the same customs, religion, origin, etc.
: associated with or belonging to a particular race or group of people who have a culture that is different from the main culture of a country
My god lady, settle down. You want to argue so bad you're becoming unraveled. A Chinese Muslim does not share the same ethnicity as an African Muslim. Can't believe I have to explain that to you.
belonging to or deriving from the cultural, religious, or linguistic traditions of a people or country:
associated with or belonging to a particular race or group of people who have a culture that is different from the main culture of a country
Chinese Muslim is part of the Islamic ethnicity by the very fact that they are Muslim
originally posted by: FlySolo
Well lets put it this way. Sharia law would never in a million years ever be part of our sovereign nation(s)' law. As long as Muslims stay in the 2%. With that said, Europe's native birthrates have declined below the level required to sustain their economy while Muslim families have 5-10. Predictably, by 2030 the Muslims will be of the majority and far from that 2%.
Now, there's high probability that sharia law can wiggle its ugly worm head into the books of western law.
Solution? Time to start having babies. Lots of them.