Skip to comments.Study: Danes most fearful of Islam
Posted on 01/22/2008 3:55:19 PM PST by WesternCulture
A new report warns against a lack of dialogue and a widening gap between Islam and the West.
Danes are among the most critical of Islam, according to a report by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
Some 79 percent of Danes responded in a poll that they considered more interaction with the Muslim world as a threat.
The worry was shared by a large majority in other European countries such as Sweden, the Netherlands, Italy and Spain, where up to 67 percent of the population feared more Western interaction with Muslim communities.
The message of the report was clear: there was a widening gap between the West and Islam.
'There is an alarmingly low optimism regarding dialogue between the two worlds,' said Klaus Schwab, founder of the WEF, to Berlingske Tidende newspaper.
The WEF had conducted surveys in 21 countries (half of which were Muslim) throughout 2007. And the general picture was one of distrust.
The Danes' and other Europeans' views on interaction with the Islamic world as a threat was, according to the report, due to a 'growing fear' of the 'Islamic threat' against their European identities.
This assumption was based on 'increased immigration from predominantly Muslim regions' the report said.
Smart people, the Danes.
get a backbone and a new government
The question is, will the fear turn into effective action before it’s too late?
smart people. very smart.
do they even have an “army” to defend themselves there?
I had to read the headline twice: I thought it said “Dems” not “Danes”! HA
Could it be all those Danish flags that were burned with chants of death and beheading?
They THINK it, but are they doing a damned thing about it? That is the $10,000 question!
As opposed to....?
Too bad the Danes are no longer Vikings....they would know how to handle the islamofascists.
That is the question that may cost them their lives.
I think the danes should invite the islamists to a game of soccer :-)
The ancient Danish Vikings must be turning over in their graves... the wussification of Europe continues...
They damn well better do something...
Unfortunately for them, their leaders come from the same school of d*ckless leadership as U.S. leaders, and they are now surrounded by a mob of animals who are not only sucking their tax dollars but completely hostile to everything about Denmark. And they're right there next door.
I have to believe the invasion of Muslims into Western countries is nothing but totally planned and intentional.
How about all these snappy responses, WC?
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