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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    Europe shall not be my final abode,if that's the case
    Yes, I would strongly advise against travelling there, even to visit family, until things have calmed down in places on the continent like Germany. Your family would also be well advised to clearly, outwardly present themselves as Westernised Christians e.g. wear Western clothes and crosses
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    Yes, I would strongly advise against travelling there, even to visit family, until things have calmed down in places on the continent like Germany. Your family would also be well advised to clearly, outwardly present themselves as Westernised Christians e.g. wear Western clothes and crosses
    That's cultural appropriation!!!

    *TRIGGERED*
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    (Original post by Arthus)
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    Why not ban users with 0 gems from linking to YouTube?

    Or if a new user's post is reported by at least 2 other users with at least 1 gem each, then that post is removed until a moderator can look at it.
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    Yes, I would strongly advise against travelling there, even to visit family, until things have calmed down in places on the continent like Germany. Your family would also be well advised to clearly, outwardly present themselves as Westernised Christians e.g. wear Western clothes and crosses
    They're coming to London this summer,so that's better for me! They're as Westernised as you can get,I even joke to them about forgetting their syrian heritage :mmm:
    They rarely speak Arabic at home
    They're in relationships with Native Germans,One is expecting soon.
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    (Original post by queen-bee)
    They're coming to London this summer, so that's better for me!
    Awesome! Would love to meet them

    They're as Westernised as you can get,I even joke to them about forgetting their syrian heritage :mmm: One is expecting soon
    Really hope they'll be ok, going forward :crossedf:
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    (Original post by Foo.mp3)
    Awesome! Would love to meet them

    Really hope they'll be ok, going forward :crossedf:
    Who wouldn't

    Me too,they'll be okay,I just know it
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    (Original post by lustawny)
    I thought we had consigned nazism to the history books where it belongs? This is nothing but a step backwards into darkness again.
    This isn't Nazism. It's simply a platform of anti-immigration.
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    (Original post by Howard)
    This isn't Nazism. It's simply a platform of anti-immigration.
    Within a nationalistic framework, though?
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    "Far right"
    "Extremists"
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    (Original post by lustawny)
    Within a nationalistic framework, though?
    These people are not national socialists. Look up the meaning.

    I think "Nazi" is hurled around far too liberally these days. You simply cannot look at people that voted AfD in the same way as you can those that bought into Hitler's ideology, supported his rise to power, and actively participated in that regime.
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    (Original post by Howard)
    These people are not national socialists. Look up the meaning.

    I think "Nazi" is hurled around far too liberally these days. You simply cannot look at people that voted AfD in the same way as you can those that bought into Hitler's ideology, supported his rise to power, and actively participated in that regime.
    Why single out my post in particular, though? There's been plenty of other posts on this thread where the term 'Nazi' has been "hurled around".
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    (Original post by lustawny)
    Why single out my post in particular, though? There's been plenty of other posts on this thread where the term 'Nazi' has been "hurled around".
    I didn't read them all. Yours was short and jumped out at me. Don't take it personally; I'm not picking on you.
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    (Original post by Howard)
    I didn't read them all. Yours was short and jumped out at me. Don't take it personally; I'm not picking on you.
    Right.
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    I blame Angela Merkel and other European leaders for not caring about the interests of their own people.
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    (Original post by Josb)
    The level of qualification required to find a job in the USA in the 19th century and until the 1970s was not the same as in Germany today. Moreover, the immigrants you mention belonged to the broad same western culture; they also spoke or rapidly learnt English.

    The million of "refugees" that have entered Germany are uneducated - even if they are, it's nothing comparable to German standards - and don't speak a word of German. Some people are trying to make us believe that these refugees are going to spontaneously replace retiring engineers in BMW factories. It's a very silly argument.
    On the contrary, you probably get a better distribution of people from Syria than economic migrants that went to America before the 1980s. Most of the people that emigrated to America were poor and uneducated and could not get well paid work in their home countries. That was the reason why they emigrated.

    Syrian refugees are a whole cross section of Syria society from the well educated middle class to the poor and uneducated. So there are higher proportion of educated middle class Syrian refugees than the emigrants to America.

    Incidentally, emigrants arriving by ship to America in the early 20th century were only subject to immigration control if they travelled third class or steerage. First and second class passengers, that is the upper and middle classes could enter America freely without any immigration control
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    (Original post by Maker)
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    Right... what about the majority of migrants who aren't actually from Syria? Lets not pretend that they are...
 
 
 
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