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Originally posted by Alxandro
Wow, I never expected France to have any prisons whatsoever.
From everything that was ever reported and everything I've heard before I, thought France had a Utopian society.
The first is that there is a cycle of deprivation in the black community, but I put this down to being endemic. There is no external factor pushing black/ muslim people to underperform. However there may well be psychological issues surrounding some of these groups. Why do black children not do as well at school? Is their lack of attainment at school responsible for a lapse into criminality, or is it their immediate environment?
Many respected minds have said that it is a combination of a multitude of factors. The children are exposed to the gang cultures in their immediate surroundings (true of muslims in French ghettos). This added to a lack of male role models leads to the idolisation of the gang figures, who are much richer than the law abiding factions of the same surroundings. The kids are drawn into the gangster style of life, and flunk school. They are drawn to crime and away from books.
I suppose my views of people having a choice of two paths to walk are ultimately flawed because they are idealistic and in practice it is not so clear. Children exposed to negative role models will, understandably, go on to do similar things in life.
My next segue is into solutions. How can this issue be resolved?
Could we lock up all gang members?
Originally posted by Master_Wii
Is France racist?
Originally posted by 44soulslayer
There is correlation on the basis that the immigrant communities who are poor, are poor because of their own intrinsic failings which additionally results in increased criminality.
Originally posted by dave420
reply to post by groingrinder
You clearly don't know how it works in the US, either. Having access to schools does not equate getting an education. There are countless kids in the US who don't go to school (and who are not homeschooled). Just having schools is part of the problem - getting kids to go is another part of the problem societies in general are having more difficulty with. It's relatively easy to just put up some bricks and call it a school.
Originally posted by Bumbeni
They have their own sections in every city, and if you value your life you would not step even one foot into them. Talk about PREJUDICE. The muslims despise anyone non-muslim.