Our long-time British commenter Guy Leven-Torres left some remarks on last night’s post about Danish cultural enrichment that are worth reproducing here in their entirety (slightly edited for punctuation):
It’s happening in England too…
Moslems have been invading political meetings in pairs-local elections usually or even social club meetings and telling people to go home as, it is a ‘Moslem area’. A chap was sacked by Reed Employment for asking a job recruiter who had just obtained a job for him if she would like a bacon sandwich as a ‘thank-you’, This was deemed ‘racist’. Daily Mail.
So we helots cannot win it seems. Damned if we try to accommodate then , even in normal conversation…
God help us all.
It is not just Moslems either but ‘liberals’ as well. I was sacked from a museum teaching about the Roman Army, a job I had done for 3 years. The subject: ‘The Roman Army’…
My crime? Teaching an ‘inappropriate’ military subject, the Roman Army. I even showed the museum’s own leaflet advertising the events, saying ‘Learn about the Roman Army from one of UK’s leading experts’.
Did no good. I got the sack.
I hold two degrees in the subject, a doctorate, and have appeared on TV and film as a scholar and commentator. Even that did not protect me.
I also got into trouble because when asked by a Moslem school pupil, ‘Why were Moslems not in the Roman Army?’ I replied ‘because Islam came into existence 500 years after the period’ I was talking about. My Archaeological Society received a letter stating I had made a racist comment. These events rook place some years ago but now it is all too commonplace. And people simply put up with it.
A few weeks ago, at an exhibition of Roman cooking, using food ingredients from the day, a Moslem family complained about the use of pork and ‘wine vinegar’ in their presence.
In that case the organisers had the guts to ask them then, ‘Why do you visit the site, when you should know that such ancient methods will be used? Do you expect us to change 2,000-year-old methods, just to suit you out of the thousands of visitors we get?’
Thankfully, we never had a letter of complaint. But I think this bodes ill for the future, where we will have to change even the past to suit Moslem sensitivities.
Mad! Absolutely mad…