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REI 3350 Lecture 7: Nov 6 - Canada- From Multiculturalism to Reasonable Accommodation.pdf

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York University
Race, Ethnicity and Indigeneity
REI 3350
Ramin Jahanbelgloo

November 6, 2014: Canada: From Multiculturalism to Reasonable Accommodation Readings: Podcasts: On Being a Muslim in the West, Ideas, part 1 and 2. - europeans wouldnt have accepted amount of mosques in europe now - europe cant be the same with such different people in it - multiculturalism in britian is a failure because it allows some muslims to live serpent lives apart from mainstream - - canada shira allah muslims have nothing to offer but their past— their values - 1949 krachi born - creation of Pakistan and freedom of india - multi-religious city - 1960s islamism - islamafasism - islamic states fail - pursue a state of islam rather than a islam state - islamic state is more politics - prophet asked for a state of islam — 5 pillars: believe in god, believe in muhammad as his messenger, - go for haige, pay wealth tax, perform your prayers all ur brothers are part of ur ummah—-community - any law that cannot be changed is a dictate—not a law - place of worship cant be of jihad - place of god cant be place that asks for murder of civilization - cosmic war is a religious war - war on earth and haven and god is engaged directly on one side - cosmic war can only be won in the heavens - war on terror - christian nationalist—laws should be changed to reflect christian ideals - religion holds the most currency - - islam against american values / christian values you will have different Europe because evolution - homogenous white europe outta ww2 is the europe that should exist forever is the white’s belief - pluralistic islam - muslim identity — how muslim you are - moderate islam is the exception to the rule and radicals are the usual — ideology of society - jihad is a social movement — common sense of grievances —suffering of palsitians, lack of religious and political and economic development in middle east - harvard—if you state belief in god its seen as intellectual weakness - niqab — negative perspective in western society by thinking its forced and must explain why they chose to wear it —constantly defend themselves (last 10 minutes of podcast) - - mark of separation european nations invited muslim as guest workers—-never welcomed to actually stay - limits of acce
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