The 9/11 commemoration speech from Governor of Massachusetts, Deval Patrick according to Mark Steyn included this beauty, that the attack:
“was a mean and nasty and bitter attack on the
,” and “was also a failure of human beings to understand each other, to learn to love each other.” United States
Rather than learning to love each other or say an Atta it would be wiser to understand an Atta. If no further than understanding an Atta, it would be best to take an Atta at his words and anyone else that has a deranged view of the world.
Steyn sees this as do many others, as a result of our “multi-cultural” beliefs and attitudes that assumes we are all the same; just from different places. We’re not all the same, nor should we try to make those out to do us harm equal to us. If crowds of people chant “death to
If “multi-culturalism” is the way to go, yet children in say, Palestine are reared to despise Israel and all Jews, watch “Hamas Mickey” like after school specials on TV and rehearse for school plays with the kiddies as masked men, soldiers and the like, we might want to think about the fact that these children, as unfair and evil as their upbringing is, are not too malleable to our way of seeing things.
We should certainly strive to understand other cultures and not dislike someone just because of their culture of origin, but we should view those cultures with skepticism that rely on the fanaticism of hating ours, with dreams of annihilation.
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