CMN 3105: Lecture #7 Oct 1 2013
The left are trying to
Theories of tolerance
Issue of Islam and Muslims are the left and the center any better than the other?
The left and the right sometimes do the same things and promote the same ideals the left think that what
they are supporting is leftist
The fear is somehow we will be taken over by Islam. Our courts will adopt Sharia Law
Multiculturalism is to blame for Muslim radicalism
The east(barbaric) vs the West (progressive)
The multicultural tenet made in 1971 three out of the four tenets speak about assimilation and integrating
and getting to know Canada. Only one of the tenets speaks about keeping traditions and aspects of your
1. labelingsociety tolerates differences meaning it accepts the existence of a specific minority that it
simultaneously labels as inferior
They may not want to kill them, they will tolerate them but still insist that we are better and that Muslims are
2. Segregation You can have your faith all you want but do not make it visible. Still being tolerant and giving
3.Scapegoating they call all Muslims as radical Islamists. Muslims are the source of the blame▯ they paint
a picture that Taliban is always evil and we are good.
More substantive second class, pushing them away, distancing themselves.
It is always about the minorities who are different.
The culprit is multiculturalism
We le them in we were too tolerant.
The belief is that secular will eventually be overturned by Sharia Law
Canada has adopted multiculturalism as both a fact and a po