Skip to comments.Theodore Dalrymple: How Societies Commit Suicide -
Posted on 08/19/2007 11:28:23 AM PDT by UnklGene
Theodore Dalrymple: How Societies Commit Suicide -
Scots and Italians surrender to Islam.
17 August 2007
In an effort to ensure that no Muslim doctors ever again try to bomb Glasgow Airport, bureaucrats at Glasgows public hospitals have decreed that henceforth no staff may eat lunch at their desks or in their offices during the holy month of Ramadan, so that fasting Muslims shall not be offended by the sight or smell of their food. Vending machines will also disappear from the premises during that period.
Apparently the bureaucrats believe that the would-be bombers were demanding sandwich-free offices in Glasgow hospitals during Ramadan. This kind of absurdity is what happens when the highly contestable doctrine of multiculturalism becomes a career opportunity for the semi-educated and otherwise unemployable products of a grossly and unnecessarily swollen university system.
Meanwhile, the highest court in Italy was confirming an appeals courts acquittal of the father and brother of a Muslim girl, whom they beat and locked up for becoming too Westernizedthat is to say, for having a Western friend. The court ruled that, though they had undoubtedly beaten her and locked her up, this was not because of any culpable ill-feeling toward her. It was, rather, because of her lifestyle, which did not conform to their culture.
The sound of a civilization committing suicide can be heard in these stories; for civilizations collapse not because the barbarians are so strong, but because they themselves are so morally enfeebled.
Why is it necessary for you to constantly repost your parody articles as if they were real?
It serves absolutely no purpose as far as I can see, except for self-promotion.
See the Daily Mail article posted here on July 30.
I feel like I’m in Gone with the Wind....watching a civilization end - execept our world is dying by suicide. Has this even happened before that a once extraordinary people voluntarily give in to barbarians? Our poor children....
All Class B Golgafringents please report to your assigned spaceships.
The earth is about to explode and you will want to be on a ship before it does so.
The scientists and working folk will follow you to your new home after you have made it livable by enacting all of the proper rules and regulations.
That is all.
Nice culture, ain't it?!
Is this for real? I can’t take it. Unedukatamated bureacrats deciding to bend over backwards for Ramadan??? Un-believable.
Ain’t it, though?