posted on Aug, 20 2005 @ 03:54 AM
Exactly, he is not being racist at all in what he is saying. He has some perfectly valid points in that forcing integration of different cultures
inevitably causes conflict.
If you have a cat and a dog in a house then they tend to leave each other alone apart from the odd spat. However if you force them into a room
together and lock the door then one is probably going to die. Though this is obviously not always the case but a lot of the time it is.
And apart from their use of western technology, I can't think of any major advances for the human race that have come from that part of the world.
I can't fairly comment on the arts and literature as I don't understand the language and I have never bothered to look into it, though I believe
some cinema from there is becoming more mainstream now - which would be an advance in the arts.
A religon is designed to be restrictive and to control people. That's one of the whole points of it, I don't know enough about their's to make
specific examples but I believe it is even stricter than Christianity from things people have said to me. Wherever they are right or not I don't