Massively [OT] Re: [oclug] tell your municipal politician about
je_linux at kronos.honk.org
Tue Aug 14 12:43:47 EDT 2001
On Tue, 14 Aug 2001 cbbrowne at hex.net wrote:
> > My personal view on multiculturalism is that it is bad for
> > _people_. We're all human; black, white, etc. There is _no_ difference,
> > none, nada, zilch, zip-o.
> My regard for it is more along the lines of "vive la difference;" I'd feel
> poorer without the option of ordering Lamb Rogan Josh for lunch, and the fact
> that I'm only mentioning food says I'm being incomplete, not that I'm thinking
> food's the only important thing.
Which is why I mentioned that it adds variety to the Canadian cultural
landscape, which is a good thing.
> > Yet our government, as a relic of the Mulroney
> > era, would have us believe that the bag that carries our bones is
> > some magic key to differentiate one another.
> Isn't this more a relic of the Trudeau era? The big movement into the "modern
> official multiculturism as we see it" came in at that
I though Mulroney introduced a multi-cultural policy while Trudeau had
introduced equality. I admit, I'm not totally up on the history of the
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