Yes, But Not Quite Yet
I've been thinking and feeling deeply about Multiculturalism. I do believe in
multiculturalism - *after* one has made Peace with one's own People.
run from their own cultural context because it is a shambles will not likely
find Peace elsewhere.
face the folks who look most like ourselves - because they are the aspects of
ourselves closest to our Hearts, our Brains and our Guts. When we have mastered
ourselves to the extent needed to embrace those close to our core with a whole
Heart, we can, and should, turn toward integrating our more external limbs.
I also feel
that our Soul resonates with our Soil. We have to make Peace on our own Soil
first before we can think about sharing our seeds elsewhere or even
transplanting ourselves. We must be able to understand that our necessary and
desirable, but ultimately expendable if need be, limbs are Others' Heart and
Brain and Guts.
think I am racist when I say that the colonists all over the world need to go
home and the descendants of African slaves need to go back to Africa. Those who
can see my Family album will know that I am not a racist. Also, my Family has
lived on 4 in the last 4 generations. I know of which I speak and have only
Humanity's best interests at Heart.
This is also the answer to the question I get
receive quite often: 'Why don't you leave Israel if you're so unhappy there?'
Can you think of a People more in need of those who
individuals who understand the need to make internal Peace to remain within the
Body of the People than the Jews?