Europe Looking to Unify Again

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Europe Looking to Unify Again

by baldilocks

As ever, Mark Steyn shouts into the wilder­ness, not­ing that, in the wake of the Islamic ter­ror bomb­ing in Man­ches­ter, Eng­land, UK politi­cians are all on-​message, lament­ing “sow­ing of divi­sion” as the alleged goal of yet another set of “lone” wolves.

When death stalks the land, make no mis­take: He may look like a grim reaper, but he’s really a grim sower. An entire sow­ing bee of experts has so decreed. Indeed, in their warn­ings about sow­ing divi­sion, our bet­ters are so non-​divided that they give off the faintly creepy whiff of fel­lows all read­ing off the same cue card help­fully biked round to them by the Cen­tral Com­mis­sar ten min­utes after the “inci­dent” occurred.

You non-​experts might think this a fairly crude sleight of hand — that con­cerns about “divi­sion” is a not so sub­tle way of sug­gest­ing that the real prob­lem isn’t guys like Salman Abedi wait­ing with his nail bomb at the exit to the pop con­cert, but divi­sive types like you query­ing whether it’s pru­dent to keep import­ing more and more Islam into the west­ern world. Well, screw you: if you dis­agree that the real dan­ger here is the sow­ing of divi­sion, you’re just sow­ing even more division.

Pace The Toronto Star, I’m not sure it is “stat­ing the obvi­ous” to say that Monday’s attack was meant to “sow divi­sion”. What’s going on in Britain and Europe occurs because divi­sion has already been sown. It was sown by a care­less polit­i­cal class that insisted there could be no ques­tion­ing of a reck­less demo­graphic exper­i­ment. It is being reaped, as the division-​sowing pop star Mor­ris­sey has divi­sively noted, by the polit­i­cal class’ hap­less citizenry.

(This zombie-​like mes­sag­ing reminds me of 2008, when I noted how on-​message Amer­i­can Demo­c­rat politi­cians were when they all asserted that “we can’t drill our way out of this” — the ‘this’ in ques­tion hav­ing been a so-​called gaso­line crisis.)

[cap­tion id=“attachment_97832” align=“alignright” width=“150”] Europe and her cit­i­zens, just begin­ning to get hot.[/caption]

But, even before I got to Steyn’s con­clu­sion – stated much more vividly that I can or want to reword here – the retort was in my mind: no, Islamic ter­ror­ists are not try­ing to sow divi­sion. They are try­ing to sow a sin­gu­lar­ity: a world that is totally Islamic. And, I con­tend that British and EU politi­cians know exactly what they are doing. They’ve planted Islam in Europe and allowed it to grow, to their own spe­cific ends. And, when the time comes, most of them will con­vert – or at least wear to pub­lic face of Islamic piety. (I can’t imag­ine them giv­ing up their expen­sive champagne.)

To these politi­cians, a bunch of blown-​up lit­tle Eng­lish girls are just the bro­ken eggs for the Omelet of Unity. One with no ham, of course.

Juli­ette Akinyi Ochieng blogs at baldilocks. (Her older blog is located here.) Her first novel, Tale of the Tigers: Love is Not a Game, was pub­lished in 2012. Her sec­ond novel ten­ta­tively titled Arlen’s Harem, will be done one day soon! Fol­low her on Twit­ter and on Gab​.ai.

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by baldilocks

As ever, Mark Steyn shouts into the wilderness, noting that, in the wake of the Islamic terror bombing in Manchester, England, UK politicians are all on-message, lamenting “sowing of division” as the alleged goal of yet another set of “lone” wolves.

When death stalks the land, make no mistake: He may look like a grim reaper, but he’s really a grim sower. An entire sowing bee of experts has so decreed. Indeed, in their warnings about sowing division, our betters are so non-divided that they give off the faintly creepy whiff of fellows all reading off the same cue card helpfully biked round to them by the Central Commissar ten minutes after the “incident” occurred.

You non-experts might think this a fairly crude sleight of hand – that concerns about “division” is a not so subtle way of suggesting that the real problem isn’t guys like Salman Abedi waiting with his nail bomb at the exit to the pop concert, but divisive types like you querying whether it’s prudent to keep importing more and more Islam into the western world. Well, screw you: if you disagree that the real danger here is the sowing of division, you’re just sowing even more division.

Pace The Toronto Star, I’m not sure it is “stating the obvious” to say that Monday’s attack was meant to “sow division”. What’s going on in Britain and Europe occurs because division has already been sown. It was sown by a careless political class that insisted there could be no questioning of a reckless demographic experiment. It is being reaped, as the division-sowing pop star Morrissey has divisively noted, by the political class’ hapless citizenry.

(This zombie-like messaging reminds me of 2008, when I noted how on-message American Democrat politicians were when they all asserted that “we can’t drill our way out of this”—the ‘this’ in question having been a so-called gasoline crisis.)

Europe and her citizens, just beginning to get hot.

But, even before I got to Steyn’s conclusion–stated much more vividly that I can or want to reword here–the retort was in my mind: no, Islamic terrorists are not trying to sow division. They are trying to sow a singularity: a world that is totally Islamic. And, I contend that British and EU politicians know exactly what they are doing. They’ve planted Islam in Europe and allowed it to grow, to their own specific ends. And, when the time comes, most of them will convert–or at least wear to public face of Islamic piety. (I can’t imagine them giving up their expensive champagne.)

To these politicians, a bunch of blown-up little English girls are just the broken eggs for the Omelet of Unity. One with no ham, of course.

Juliette Akinyi Ochieng blogs at baldilocks. (Her older blog is located here.) Her first novel, Tale of the Tigers: Love is Not a Game, was published in 2012. Her second novel tentatively titled Arlen’s Harem, will be done one day soon! Follow her on Twitter and on Gab.ai.

Please contribute to Juliette’s JOB:  Her new novel, her blog, her Internet to keep the latter going and COFFEE to keep her going!

Or hit Da Tech Guy’s Tip Jar in the name of Independent Journalism!