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Originally posted by Occy AnonymousAlso, the world belongs to no one. Your country is not YOUR country. It is all one world and it has no owner, people and governments claiming land for their own are sadly delusional.
Originally posted by Dark Ghost
Red Pill answer: ...These are issues that need to be addressed. ...
Originally posted by AshleyD
reply to post by tothetenthpower
Actually, a lot of people feel this way and they are not remotely racist and have nothing but love in their heart for their fellow man. The 'racist' accusation towards someone for having common sense concerning this issue is just a politically correct lie.
Originally posted by Occy Anonymous
...As for you hating immigrants, you seem to forget learning English takes time and money, many of the immigrants coming to you're country are far too poor to afford either ...
Originally posted by Polynomial C
The OP has the views of what i classify as Bigot ..
Xenophobia is not cool ..
Originally posted by SpeakerofTruth
reply to post by Occy Anonymous
You're entirely missing the point!!!!
Originally posted by piddles
my mother came here illegally when she was 12, worked hard, and did really well to help my family get ahead. As a "brown" person and the son of an immigrant, respectfully, OP, f^&% you.
As for my stance on immigration,
they should just make it easier for them to become citizens and pay taxes. I figure if you're going to be here in the best place in the world, you'd better be paying for it.
also they should want to learn english and we should want to learn spanish or whatever the hell it is. I've said this before, kids in europe speak at least 3 different languages. What, we shouldn't better ourselves and understand other people's cultures? Is that too boring for you?
Originally posted by pteridine
...The idea that all cultures are equally wonderful and should be preserved is pure nonsense. ....
By not learning fluent English, they are self restricted with respect to higher education and destined for menial jobs that require no language skills....
Originally posted by blupblup
reply to post by tothetenthpower
It's not racism, neo-racism or new age racism IMO... because you're not saying that specific races are the problem.
Immigration is a problem in many countries.
You mentioned in the OP that you are "sick" of hearing about it in the news.
Do you think that the media has influenced your thinking somewhat?You said it's crept up over the last decade (post 9/11) so i was just wondering do you think it's the fear mongering or is it something that you have personally grown to be frustrated with in your own mind?
Originally posted by letmebefree
I don't think your racist. i think you're more xenophobic, it's understandable that you feel like that but you should also try and put yourself in their situation, how hard must it be for them having to bring their familes from wherever theyre from, try and adjust into a completely different society and learn a different language.
Obviously there probably are a couple people who are just not interested or feel no need to try and adjust because they have their own culture and their own beliefs and you should learn to respect that too.
Besides how closed minded and boring would countries be if there wasnt a multicultural society, its not really fair of you to critisize them, i mean you probably eat ethnic food, or order takeaway from your local chinese shops.
Originally posted by unicorn1
As a white female driver, you get hassled at junctions and on roundabouts. They ignore the highway code with impunity. The police in these areas are known for taking a soft line on typically Asian crimes such as drug dealing.
And I really don't care id anyone calls me a racist for saying this. It's how most of the people I know feel. Though they don't like to say it...
Originally posted by tothetenthpower
I was actually discussing this with my husband last night, and no I think post 9/11 media just made me aware of all the issues I had with immigration in general.
I know a lot of people have been influenced in the past year to just equate immigrants with either A)Terrorism, or B)Drug Violence or C)Parasites. But I see neither of these 3 things when I look at an immigrant.