Skip to comments.From Meccania to Atlantis - Part 2: From the Clenched Fist to the Raised Middle Finger
Posted on 11/01/2009 5:54:29 PM PST by ihatedemocrats
Qui vive is the French sentrys challenge, the equivalent of "Who goes there?" Except, the literal meaning of qui vive conveys the timeless common sense of the French peasant who puts his trust only in blood ties, deeds to land, and in gold coins in a jar under the plum tree. For qui vive means Who moves there? but also "Who lives?"
He lives who is on the alert. But we have been dedicated somnambulists for 40 years now.
The American comedienne and blogger, Julia Gorin, described two years ago how bus riders in Richmond, Virginia started calling the local Transit Authority to find out why signs in Arabic had started turning up on buses. The signs were in fact innocuous phrases such as "Paper or plastic?", and they were the work of the [Christian] Virginia Interfaith Center, which had placed them as part of an effort to disassociate Arabic script from hostile connotations.
Predictably, Associated Press and other MSM scoffed at these citizens' concerns. The white, Christian sponsors of the pro-Muslim campaign stated that Americans can learn to let go of irrational fears toward other cultures. But Gorin wrote, "Islam and our media want us to hit the snooze button again."
Gorin likened this to a Twilight Zone episode called To Serve Man, in which space aliens have landed on earth. The head alien assures the panicked populace that the visitors have come in peace, and their purpose is to serve man. He carries around with him a book of the same title, To Serve Man. To Serve Man is a cookbook. The aliens' true purpose it to eat us.
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