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Dora and Diego Harbingers of the NAU?

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posted on Jan, 28 2008 @ 11:52 PM
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I was watching T.V. with my daughter early this morning when one of her favorite shows came on. Most of you (at least those with young children)are probably familiar with Dora The Explorer and her young cousin Diego. For those who are not, a quick explanation: Dora and Diego are young Hispanic adventurers who tackle a number of challenges, from finding lost baby Cincillas (sp) to saving the rain forests. During their adventures, they focus on key words and provide English and Spanish versions of them. So anyways, there we were watching Dora when my daughter (who is 23 months) started answering the questions with the spanish words!
Now I thought this was cool, but upon later reflection I began to wonder... We live in Canada, and the official languages here are English and French. Why is my daughter being taught (unwittingly) spanish??? This got me to thinking about the North American Union, or NAU. What if our children are being taught this language in order to prepare them for the next phase? I mean, if the NAU goes through and the borders are opened, there will probably be a good deal of Hispanic individuals up here also. Not that I have anything against them, cause I love everybody
, but this concerns me deeply. Could this be a sign of things to come, and that the next step towards unification is already being taken? Any thoughts?




posted on Jan, 29 2008 @ 12:50 AM
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Maybe. It makes learning Spanish 'cool' for the next generation to help with the takeover. This way, we're forced further to assimilate to the illegal alien invaders rather than the other way around.

Several weeks ago I received a letter from a phone company which I checked into getting service, but went with a cheaper provider instead. AT&T sent me a letter in Spanish, NO ENGLISH except for the envelope. That's a glimpse of the future.



posted on Jan, 29 2008 @ 01:31 AM
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¡La resistencia es vana! Le asimilarán.


You gotta love Babel Fish!



posted on Jan, 29 2008 @ 06:34 AM
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I have a 4 year old daughter who watches both Dora and Diego.I also live in Canada. I see this as a way for her to learn a language in a fun way, that she might never have been exposed to. I doubt when the shows were first aired that it was thought that they would be viewed all over.Wasn't the first market the US?
If I want my daughter to learn french, I can turn on CBC ( the french version) and she can watch it all morning.
However, there are just as many if not more, Asian and Native American people here in Canada.
I find it hard to believe that Spanish would be singled out, knowing how many Americans feel towards Mexico.
However, I did notice this.I live in a city that is predominantly a mix of English, French, and Italian.
So why when I go to my ATM can I chose the languages..English, French, Spanish, or Portugese????



posted on Jan, 29 2008 @ 08:05 AM
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I have 3 boys 6 and under..
occasionally they will watch it and come away
with a word or 2 in spanish...

MY QUESTION IS.. why not teach mexicans English....

I mean damm.. my country, my language.. why
does everything have to be bi-lingual... I would NEVER
NEVER NEVER go to another country and not speak
the language... and I would never expect them to
learn mine, just so I dont have to learn theirs..

it has been rubbing me the wrong way for a long time..
I HATE BEING ASKED AT THE ATM.. do you want english or spanish...

IM IN AMERICA... I WANT ENGLISH.......
if you cant speak my language... GO HOME!


well.. now that I got thayt off my chest.. :-D


[edit on 1/29/2008 by KATSUO]



posted on Jan, 29 2008 @ 09:50 PM
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I think that if our children are already conditioned to speak and understand spanish, they will more readily accept these "non-indigenous" peoples. Don't get me wrong here, I'm all for teaching my children to be bilingual in whatever language they are going to find most useful in life, but like Jessicamsa, AccessDenied and KATSUO I am noticing the spanish language creeping into more and more areas of my daily life. I also wonder if the multitudes of Mexican people south of the border are being taught English to ease the transition. I agree with KATSUO in that if I was to move to a foreign country, I would at least have to learn enough of the language to hold a basic conversation with the locals.


KTK

posted on Jan, 30 2008 @ 01:57 AM
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I noticed that as well and had the same thought.

There is also a show called Handy Manny that teaches kids Spanish.

Im in Australia this Spanish saturation makes no sense here.

The saturation of these shows in the US makes no sense. Even I know you dont have the Spanish speaking population to warrant all these shows.



posted on Jan, 30 2008 @ 10:47 AM
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Maybe its for the people that live in miami?
Speak engrish anyone?

Miami might as well be mexico stores phone operators etc all speak spanish no english.



posted on Jan, 30 2008 @ 10:50 AM
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Originally posted by KATSUO
I have 3 boys 6 and under..
occasionally they will watch it and come away
with a word or 2 in spanish...

MY QUESTION IS.. why not teach mexicans English....

I mean damm.. my country, my language.. why
does everything have to be bi-lingual... I would NEVER
NEVER NEVER go to another country and not speak
the language... and I would never expect them to
learn mine, just so I dont have to learn theirs..

it has been rubbing me the wrong way for a long time..
I HATE BEING ASKED AT THE ATM.. do you want english or spanish...

IM IN AMERICA... I WANT ENGLISH.......
if you cant speak my language... GO HOME!


well.. now that I got thayt off my chest.. :-D


[edit on 1/29/2008 by KATSUO]


I feel the same way like a indigenous alien in my own country!

Every company I phone that has a call center has usually a immigrant working the lines that cannot even comprehend English in simple form, why are they not forced to learn our English language?
Same with the French here in Canada Montreal they don't teach english in schools as a mandatory subject but in my English schools they forced me to learn French which I did not.
I think it is prejudice to the highest extent if you ask me.

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KTK

posted on Jan, 30 2008 @ 11:54 PM
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I forgot to add that these shows are presented in a way in which they teach English speaking children Spanish. They are not presented in a way which teaches Spanish speaking children English.

All the characters in the show are portreyed as Latino.


Its odd really odd, I almost find them racist.



posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 02:05 AM
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RIGHT ON KATSUO!!!!!! It seems like everyone from other countries (except mexico of course) who comes to OUR country learns OUR language! I live in the mideast, and i've noticed a large amount of mexicans flocking up this way. I'm sick of watching television and viewing commercials being broadcasted in all spanish. To me thats insulting. I'm sick of going into restraunts and seeing a kitchen staff full of mexicans. Why would I want them making my food if, evidently, they are not smart enough or respectful enough to learn our language. If they want to come here, fine, there is nothing I can do about it, but do it legally!!!! Learn our language and our culture for pete's sake!!!! I recently found out that the DMV in my hometown have driving tests in english and spanish now. Uh HELLO!? the traffic signs here are in ENGLISH! And pay taxes like the rest of us!! If they can't do any of that, then get out! If mexico sucks so bad, you would think that they would not risk to come over illegally and be deported, and they would fulfill all the requirements to become a U.S. Citizen. Sorry if this post sounds mean, but i'm sure a lot of people besides myself feel this way. And Dora the Explorer is totally NWO Propaganda!!!!!



posted on Jan, 31 2008 @ 02:32 AM
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I like dora and diego, im sure it started in the US and kids respond well to it so the show spread to other markets
its better then barney or telletubbies, at least they are learning something!

they are one of the few shows that arent obnoxious, or crude, or feature some sort of battle that incites mayhem in little boys

and now the song is stuck in my head, even though my son will only watch it now if no one is looking....dora isnt cool anymore when your almost 7

one day i sent a yogurt drink with dora on it to school for his snack
kindergarten Boy snafu....i heard all about it



posted on Feb, 3 2008 @ 06:42 PM
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I have noticed that too, from my brothers young ones as they watch that show. If Canada has Spanish immigrants then you know that America is finally filled
. I don't think you will love them though when they start shooting up your neighborhoods and making them look like a dirty bathroom. You may say this is racist but I used to live in a nice peaceful neighborhood of Cicero Illinois and then we had the Polish, Italian, and Czech peoples, me being Italian.

Through the late 80's and 90's more and more Spanish showed up and bought up the low mortgage houses that came available to them. More and more whites moved out because the increase of violence going around the streets, people were getting shot on the streets and burglaries committed. When I was young a bullet went through the window of my mother's van zipping past my face my inches. Business was bad then because the Spanish only knew well, Spanish. So places started to go out and everything was in turmoil, graffiti everywhere, public places vandalized, and litter rising. There was more cops on the street and kids were being exposed to drugs and gangs. In 1993, we packed our things and headed north to better land where taxes were the right rate for middle class families and no immigrants could get in.

Now my estimated projections for population are this according to what I have figured in the last years: 90% Spanish 5% White 5% Black
. Now just about every sign in that town is in Spanish and it has been taken over. There are also currency exchange places where you get American dollars for Pesos. It's sad but when NWO comes, we are all equally enslaved but I hate to see them die first as their numbers are the biggest. Although these home wreckers may stand a chance because of their hostility and ability to populate a town so fast.



posted on Feb, 3 2008 @ 06:51 PM
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I also wonder if the Spanish mass immigration and population is part of some devious NWO plan. Maybe its because they know they are more efficient laborers and are using them somehow. The elites may have increased their breeding and controlled their thoughts in to move from Mexico to the rest of North America. I mean whats the biggest stereotypes for them, its having so many kids and working for cheap!



posted on Feb, 4 2008 @ 08:36 PM
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"Any thoughts?"


Just curious to know which brodcast co. aired it?



posted on Feb, 4 2008 @ 08:53 PM
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My daughter watched Dora for several years, she is now 5 and speaks several words in Spanish. In fact one of her first words was Abre(Open in Spanish) and used the spanish word when she wanted something opened. Her teacher commented recently about how well the prek children are learning the spanish site words, I jokingly told her she had a little help from Dora and Diego, not so funny now.



posted on Feb, 4 2008 @ 08:54 PM
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posted on Feb, 4 2008 @ 09:19 PM
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Originally posted by KATSUO

MY QUESTION IS.. why not teach mexicans English....


[edit on 1/29/2008 by KATSUO]


Haven't you heard? Spanish is becoming the national language of the USA! At least I think it is. I like Dora tho... like someone said it gives our children a chance to learn a diffrent language. I also like the baby signing stuff too. American Sign language is a great tool and asset to learn.(I know some deaf people and always wish I could talk to them better than I do.)



posted on Feb, 4 2008 @ 09:24 PM
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My 2yr old loves Dora and Diego. I wish I had had more exposure to foreign languages coming up. Being bi-lingual is an asset no matter how anyone slices it. I'd really like for my kid to be bi-lingual. It's a shame that so many immigrants aren't learning English. By choosing not to emphasize English in education (i.e. some of the things going on in Cali) these institutions have insured that that segment of the population will never rise beyond the position they reside in now. This may sound a paradox but I'm against Illegal Immigration and at the same time would like for my child (heck i'd like to improve my Spanish skills greatly) to learn Spanish because that will put her at a competitive advantage in the future workplace.

If one side of the coin is to make it easier to accept a Spanish speaking society then maybe the other side of the coin is to teach non-hispanics enough to manage an unskilled labor pool in the future.

[edit on 4-2-2008 by jefwane]



posted on Feb, 4 2008 @ 09:28 PM
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An interesting theory, definitely worth considering...

I will say though when I was a kid watching TV I learned a ton of spanish words and phrases from watching Sesame Street. Seems to me I also learned some french from watching cartoons on TVO.

Nothing would surprise me though, the NAU seems to be progressing. Reading that the former president of Mexico pretty much confirmed everything we've been thinking, pretty much nailed it for me.


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