A fine post by Padraig on the Hibernia Girl blog
Surely any nation or state ceases to be such, when it can no longer control the implantation of foreigners on to its soil.Theodore Roosevelt once observed:
The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, of preventing all possibility of its continuing to be a nation at all, would be to permit it to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities.
But time has moved on since TR and we now live in a period where "spin" and "illusion" seem more readily acceptable than harsh reality, and where the nefarious notion of "Multiculture" is regularly propagated as the modern ”unchallengeable" dogma of our time. Something which of course has already manifestly been proven at best to be delusional, judging from an abundance of evidence.
Should anyone have any doubts regarding its fallacy, simply take a look around the world. Wherever people are killing each other most diligently, they are killing each other because of diversity. The Tutsis and Hutus slaughtered each other because of ethnic differences. The Tamils and Sinhalese slaughter each other in Sri Lanka because of religious and ethnic differences. Arabs and blacks slaughter each other in Darfur because of racial and religious reasons. Arabs and Israelis slaughter each other because of ethnic and religious differences.
Surely it must be obvious that "diversity" of the kind now prescribed as some kind of a bounty for this tiny island nation (has been and remains to this day) one of the most divisive and potent forces in the history of this planet!And what are its aims?, so that we may arrive at a culture of no-particular-culture, so that we can agree to disagree, so that that we’ll all get along together by compelling each other to do things for money alone, because we basically agree on little. Surely such a place in fact then becomes a "un-society".
Connor Lenihan was recently quoted as saying that we can learn from the problems other multicultural societies in the West are having. This is a pipe dream or more likely more "sugaring of the pill”. The governments of the UK, Netherlands, Denmark, and France for example have already bent over backwards in their attempts at integration since the 1960s, yet to little avail.
What makes anyone seriously believe that Ireland alone will do any better when we remain incapable to this day of even of providing the basics to a modern society such as safe drinking water in several parts of this country or delivering anything other than an utter shambles of a health care service?
Multiculturalism implies the implantation of diverse ethnic and political groups with little in common. Yet the notion of muticulture is advanced by "sanctimonious liberals", in justification for their own wilful destruction of indigenous cultures, and exchanging of traditional societal cohesion for the dictates of political correctness, producing a new more heavily censored, hybrid, and obedient collection of "residents" or "ethnic communities".
Given the Govt's-sponsored streams of propaganda through RTE, NCCRI, the Min of Integration and others they are starting to sound more like the three official government slogans drawn from George Orwell's 1984:
War is Peace.
Freedom is Slavery.
Ignorance is Strength.
Ultimately the aims of multiculturalism are to wipe away national borders, replacing previous national affiliations with a modern Tower of Babel. It is manifestly clear that neither may the Irish themselves harbour any lingering doubts whether they may prevail as a distinct ethnic minority themselves, even within their own national boundaries. For they too are rapidly in the process of being sacrificed on the high altar of political correctness, to the God of multiculturalism.
We are no longer in control our borders or can decide who may or may not move to live in this country. Our immigration policy has already been surrendered, mainly to the EU, but for those originating from outside the EU our immigration policies are being dictated to us by human traffickers and their clients.Multiculturalism has already grown into a gigantic industry dealing in dishonesty and propaganda. The real price to be paid in the end is human dignity: dignity of the self, dignity of a culture.