My dream would be a multicultural society, one that is diverse and where every man, woman and child are treated equally. I dream of a world where all people of all races work together in harmony.— Nelson Mandela
Sentimental Multicultural Society quotations
I just want to say that the multiculturalism - and especially the cultural relativism which is even worse than multiculturalism, the concept that all cultures are equal - is the worst recipe for any society.
Genocide is not just a murderous madness;
it is, more deeply, a politics that promises a utopia beyond politics - one people, one land, one truth, the end of difference. Since genocide is a form of political utopia, it remains an enduring temptation in any multiethnic and multicultural society in crisis.
A 'multicultural society' is a logical and physical impossibility.
India is this great experiment of a billion people of such great diverse persuasions working together, seeking their salvation in the framework of a democracy. I believe it will have some lessons for all the multicultural societies.
If you try to discuss multiculturalism in the UK you're labelled a racist.
But here we're still free to talk, and I say multicultural society doesn't work. We're not living closer, we're living apart.
In a multicultural, diverse society there are countless ways in which people negotiate the everyday lived experience and reality of diversity.
We know that a large majority of the Australian society is extremely comfortable with a multicultural society, that we accept that living in a democracy means having a freedom to practise your religion within the limits of the law.
Many journalists are influenced by a myopic multiculturalism that is suspicious of anything Western, while giving the benefit of the doubt to non-Western societies.
I believe all societies, all thriving societies of the future are going to be multicultural societies.
Australia has an increasingly multicultural society.
My foundation now has some 120 football pitches laid out for children, a lot of them immigrants. We live in a multicultural society.
Rural America's not coming back. That idea was lost with the Industrial Revolution. And yet with more than 80 percent of Americans living in metropolitan areas, there are still demagogues who want to run down the idea of multiculturalism, of urbanity, being the only future we have. We either live or die based on how we live in cities, and our society is either going to be great or not based on how we perform as creatures of the city.
I believe whether it is the United States or Europe, they will all end up as multicultural societies.
I think there's an awful lot of noise about the Church being persecuted but there is a more real issue that the conventional churches face - that the people who are really driving their revival and success believe in an old-time religion which, in my view, is incompatible with a modern, multi-ethnic, multicultural society.