June 30, 2016 at 12:30 am
Dutch opposition leader Geert Wilders discusses the dangers of the Islamization of the West and the growing influence of Sharia law. He outlines his plans to defend the identity and civilization of the West from indoctrination.
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Thank goodness for Gatestone Institute and the heroes of freedom. To quote Don McLean, "Paul Revere sleeps / with the worst looking creeps / while Revolution's knocking at his door."
Great video by Geert! We really need more people like him in the West.
The only permanent way to stop terrorism is to ban Islam and Muslim migration. Islam needs to be reclassified as an economic and political cult and just banned! Islam now has too much protection as its classified as a religion.
What a great, great speech! My only question is why he makes a distinction between Islam and Muslims. Do Muslims not adhere to Islam by definition?
Many western people are quite complacent. We can start by saying No to such things as 'Hijab Days'. There should be a separation of religion and education - the best way is to exclude ALL religion from public and private schools in western countries. Religion can be studied and practiced, if desired, outside of school, and there should be no prayers at academic institutions.
The Swiss recently gave us a great example by making it an offence for a student to REFUSE to shake the hand of a teacher.Some Muslim male students refused to shake a lady teacher's hand as they claimed its against their religion!
This uproar in Switzerland, where many people were enraged at the original exemption granted to the Muslim boys, did not end after that exemption was itself overturned by the local Educational Department. The Swiss understood quite clearly that this was more than a little quarrel over handshakes; it was a fight over whether the Swiss would be masters in their own house, or whether they would be forced to yield, by the granting of special treatment, to the Islamic view of the proper relations between the sexes. It is one battle – small but to the Swiss significant – between overweening Muslim immigrants and the indigenous Swiss.
Naturally, once the exemption was withdrawn, all hell broke loose among Muslims in Switzerland. The Islamic Central Council of Switzerland, instead of yielding quietly to the Swiss decision to uphold the handshaking custom, criticized the ruling in hysterical terms, claiming that the enforcement of the handshaking is "totalitarian" (!) because its intent is to "forbid religious people from meeting their obligations to God."
That, of course, was never the "intent" of the long-standing handshaking custom, which was a nearly-universal custom in Switzerland, and in schools had to do only with encouraging the right classroom atmosphere of mutual respect between instructor and pupil, of which the handshake was one aspect. The Swiss formulation of the problem – weighing competing claims — will be familiar to Americans versed in Constitutional adjudication.In this case "the public interest with respect to equality" of the sexes and the "integration of foreigners" (who are expected to adopt Swiss ways, not force the Swiss to exempt them from some of those ways) were weighed against the "religious obligations to God" of Muslims, and the former interests found to outweigh the latter.
What this case shows is that even at the smallest and seemingly inconsequential level, Muslims are challenging the laws and customs of the Infidels among whom they have been allowed to settle. Each little victory, or defeat, will determine whether Muslims will truly integrate into a Western society or, instead, refashion that society to meet Muslim requirements. The handshake has been upheld and, what's more, a stiff fine now will be imposed on those who continue to refuse to shake hands with a female teacher.
This is a heartening sign of non-surrender by the Swiss. But the challenges of the Muslims within Europe to the laws and customs of the indigenous have no logical end and will not stop. And the greater the number of Muslims allowed to settle in Europe, the stronger and more frequent their challenges will be. They are attempting not to integrate, but rather to create, for now, a second, parallel society, and eventually, through sheer force of numbers from both migration and by outbreeding the Infidels, to fashion not a parallel society but one society — now dominated by Muslims.
The Swiss handshaking dispute has received some, but not enough, press attention.
Presumably, it's deemed too inconsequential a matter to bother with. But the Swiss know better. And so should we.
There's an old Scottish saying that in one variant reads: "Many a little makes a mickle."
That is, the accumulation of many little things leads to one big thing. That's what's happening in Europe today. This was one victory for the side of sanity. There will need to be a great many more.
A very interesting story about the Swiss law relating to the handshake. I agree that the small, seemingly insignificant things, are important and must not be ignored. The importance of protecting the values of the society one lives in must be impressed upon the children - all of them.