Skip to comments.Schools Struggle with Religious Intolerance [semi-satire]
Posted on 03/13/2018 11:38:25 AM PDT by John Semmens
Contrasting styles of how to cope with differing religions in schools were demonstrated recently in Massachusetts and Germany.
In Massachusetts librarians at Simmons College in Boston issued The Anti-Oppression Library Guide to promote equality and limit religious persecution. The Guide urges students to "refrain from using trigger words like 'Merry Christmas' or 'God bless you' after someone sneezes because these words constitute microaggressions against Muslims. Muslims don't celebrate Christmas. And the notion that God should bless a non-Muslim is offensive to their faith."
The Guide warns that "even unintentional or inadvertent use of such trigger words could unleash a violent response that Muslims would regard as fully justified. As far as Islam is concerned, unbelievers are subhumans who must submit to Muslim dominance or face extermination. It is best that confrontations on these matters be avoided if at all possible."
In contrast, in the Peter Petersen Elementary School in Neukölln, Germany the Muslim majority students routinely bully non-Muslim classmates for insulting Islam by eating non-halal food like ham sandwiches or Gummy Bears or for being Jewish. School principal Hildegard Greif-Gross complains that "the rights of native Germans are being abused by these ungrateful immigrants. We are giving them an education that far surpasses what was available to them in the countries they emigrated from. Rather than appreciating what we are doing for them they are importing the barbaric ways of the countries they left behind."
Local Imam Mulhed Ashat condemned the principal's complaint, calling it "an insult to Islam. Kafirs have no right to criticize any Muslim for any reason. Allah gave all the world to his believers. Her life is forfeit to the first righteous Muslim who chooses to slay her."
In related news, more Democrat voters in America believe Muslims are treated worse here (56%) than Christians are treated in Islamic countries (47%). This is despite substantial evidence of violent crimes committed against Christians in Muslim countries during 2017, including 3,066 killed, 1,252 abducted, and 1,020 raped or sexually harassed, and 793 churches attacked or destroyed. Almost all of these crimes were carried out by "moderate" Muslims, not Islamic terrorists. In contrast, the assaults against Muslims in the United States has averaged 50 per year over the past two decades. A possible explanation for Democrats' mistaken beliefs is likely the discrepancy in media coverage. Muslims in the US have been granted "victim" status by the media. Crimes against Christians in Muslim countries have been mostly ignored.
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Comparing an American college, which is an industry institution, to a German grade school, shows the lunacy of the news machine.
A ‘college’ is an integral part of the pay-to-play-and-get-indoctrinated factory of paper-hanging functional illiterates.
A ‘grade school’, whether in Germany or America, is a complete ‘government school’, overseen by elected and appointed public officials, subsisting on the government taxpayer-funded payroll.
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