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make good points, IMO. Khan is no doubt right with specific and individual cases, but has made too much of a sweeping statement.
did she ever tell you about that time she made her minced bee meal on a wednesday instead of a thursday? COMPLETE TURMOIL!
I got honey in my eye yesterday. It was unpleasant
it was pleasant
but the term 'grassroots Muslims' made me chuckle. I like to picture them having an under 12s side that wins the league every year.
That this entire debate will become focused on the words "victim mentality" and probably ignore all the important, less sensationalist points he's raised which are probably the ones that are really worth debating.
"We do not have a victim mentality but are victims of this government's failure to deal with real issues, issues around poverty, tackling the underlying causes of why there is terrorism in this country."
We don't have a victim mentality but we are the victims and none of this is our fault at all.
and so does 90% of the population.
it's not impossible not to have a victim mentality. It's easy actually.
most people do have victim mentality, 'cause a lot of people don't take responsibility for when they make mistakes and it's easier to blame someone else
it was probably a valid thing to say. There are issues within the Islamic community and a balance to be kept between accomodation of faith and ethical priorities in a secular liberal state.
Although this'll get misused, misquoted, inflated, deflated and bummed in the nose a bit.
on the subject of Baroness Warsi.
They should have at least printed the damn things to show what the fuss was about.
The way a violent aggressive minority of people were allowed to override free speech/the free press, and the way supposedly liberal commentators defended them whilst doing so was an utter disgrace and an affront to every post-enlightenment value we should value.