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Originally posted by awake_and_aware
reply to post by atomicn
We are still asking them to join the community; we want them to condemn extremists with us (including the BnP).
We want them in our society. But i don't think we should submit to their libel law demands or their education demands.
We've given them churches, given them homes, benefits and jobs, and they still have a problem with free speech/expression in our society.
Again if they hate it so much here that they feel they have to change it; the door is open to the theocratic countries whence they came. But we welcome with open arms too.
Originally posted by _Phoenix_
The truth is only 'some' muslims do what you say, like only 'some' black people do the same, and even 'some' white people.
I see plenty of Muslims in ASDA and Sainburys lol, I'm not sure where your going here, but there are all kinds of Muslims in this country. Not one is the same as the other, just like with anything else.
Originally posted by Bumface Jones
Clearly a few posters here are still enjoying their upper middle class lives, living in a quaint, Edwardian style English village.
Originally posted by atomicn
UK has failed to embrace and celebrate other cultures. Pretty much letting them do their own thing. You need to have the community involved.
Thousands of revellers were in Manchester today to mark the Chinese New Year celebrations in the city centre.
Organisers estimate that more than 65,000 people turned out to bring in the year of the rabbit – a symbol of tranquillity in Chinese culture.
Each year in the UK the month of October is dedicated to celebrating black history.
From concerts, exhibitions and films, to workshops, lectures and talks, museums and galleries all over the country are putting on events to promote black history and highlight the positive black contribution to British society.
Herefordshire Council’s cultural services learning team is running a series of events aimed at celebrating the culture of Poland.
Every year the team runs a series of events on a 'Destination' theme as a way to celebrate different cultures, raise awareness of diverse cultural traditions, and make the most of the fascinating and inspiring collections held by local museums and libraries.
But cultural influences flow both ways, and the inventiveness and accessibility of Caribbean culture has had an influence on wider British culture, especially in the area of music and the arts.
An annual event showcasing different cultures from all over the world, the Regent Street Festival will take place on September 2, 2007 and will include dance processions and musical displays along with puppetry and magic shows from India. It is being organised by the Regent Street Association and supported by the Indian Ministry of Tourism. “This year’s Indian-themed festival captures London’s growing relationship with India and provides an exploration of India’s culture and its contribution to London life,” Livingstone added.
When I see Britain's letting their country be overrunning by extremists,for years,and not doing a damn thing about it.
Originally posted by _Phoenix_
Sorry to disappoint you, but I live in London, I am muslim, my family is muslim and I know many muslims. None of them are like what you say. I live in London where plenty of muslims integrate very well with others. I'm sure what you say is true about some muslims in other areas not integrating well. All I'm saying is not one muslim is the same as another muslim, everyone is different.
Originally posted by Little_Kona
reply to post by KatieVA
my opinion speaks for itself,,,
Yes,,I spell bad so sorry to the forum,,,
do you have a opinion to say or just mock me on my spelling,,,,?
My point was well clear,,,yet you just make a reply on my spelling...??
A reply((REPLY)) and THEN a comment on my spelling would be more in order instead of wasteing post replies if your so smart and a good speller instead of a reply on my spelling...???
And I know I spell bad and take no offense,,,,,and one can make a point with a few typos unlike the many relegios books out and about...
This is my opinion and you have yours...
Originally posted by destination now
reply to post by _Phoenix_
I am sorry that you had a negative experience with your in-laws, but it seems to me that they are the type of people who place value on things far less important than their daughter's happiness and as such, probably not worth knowing anyway.
I think you'll find though that the majority of posters here don't have an issue with anyone's religion or race, and their right to be who they want to be. However, it is the radical, extreme version of islam that causes the problems, by it's sheer intolerance and hatred of everything and it's desire to change everything to it's own point of view, which is clearly not acceptable to the majority of people, and I really don't think that the UK is an intolerant place...far from it!
Originally posted by Cosmic.Artifact
and in my opinion there is nothing wrong with that... I was reading about EDL on Wiki and it says they are non-violent non-biased street movement, which even accepts gay's ect...
you have Britons converting to Islam all the time, so I say there is nothing wrong with supporting the EDL in your position living in London, they are just as accepting as Islam claims to be, but there is only one way to find this out for real instead of throwing words like some do and with only speculation...
go join em m/ recognize that which led you or your forefathers to Christendom.
you seem to be falling for that age old racial separation card being tossed about.edit on 2/6/2011 by Cosmic.Artifact because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by _Phoenix_
You and many others keep painting all muslims with the same brush, you say muslim this muslim that while forgetting important words like 'some', you generalize way too much in your post. Which is not helping your case.