Wanted: a national culture - Multiculturalism is a disaster
Food for thought from Jonathan Sachs the Chief Rabbi in The Times here.
Multiculturalism has led not to integration but to segregation. It has allowed groups to live separately, with no incentive to integrate and every incentive not to. It was intended to promote tolerance. Instead the result has been, in countries where it has been tried, societies more abrasive, fractured and intolerant than they once were.
Liberal democracy is in danger. Britain is becoming a place where free speech is at risk, non-political institutions are becoming politicised, and a combination of political correctness and ethnic-religious separatism is eroding the graciousness of civil society.
Posted on 10/20/2007 2:00 AM by Esmerelda Weatherwax