“The revolutions which occur in great states are not an effect of chance, nor of the caprice of nations. Nothing revolts the grandees of a kingdom like a weak and deranged Governor. For the populace, it is never out of a desire to attack that it arises, but out of impatience to suffer. “
Development of Western conservatism
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- “I’m a one-nation Tory. There is a duty on the part of the rich to the poor and to the needy, but you are not going to help people express that duty and satisfy it if you punish them fiscally so viciously that they leave this city and this country. I want London to be a competitive, dynamic place to come to work.”
0: 00 There is enormous amount that society can do to facilitate and ease the situation of immigrants,
0: 06Concrete actions that can enhance the sense of togetherness belonging and mutual respect.
0: 12This is not what I’m talking about today.
0: 16Crucial to the success of societies actions are the attitudes towards immigrants among individuals
0: 2 Democracy is firmly anchored here in our country.
0: 30We respect the fundamental rights and freedoms.
0: 33Turbid racial theories have never found a foothold.
0: 38We look at ourselves as open miinded and and tolerant.
0: 42 But it’s not that simple yet. The prejudice does not need to be anchored in any abominable theory.
0: 50 It has a much easier origin.
0: 53The fate always has its root in everyday life.
0: 57predjudice grows in the workplace and in the neighborhood.
1: 02This is an outlet for personal failures and disappointments.
1: 06It is above all an expression of ignorance and fear.
1: 10The knowledge of the nature of other people,
1: 14 fear of losing a position, a social privilege, a precedent.
1: 20The human color, race, language, and birthplace of human beings have nothing to do with human qualities.
1: 28 To grade people with such a measure is in stark contrast to the principle of human equality
1: 36But it’s embarrassingly easy to take for those who feel inferior –
1: 41- in the workplace, in society, in the competition for the girl or boy.
1: 48Therefore, the prejudices are always close at hand, even in an enlightened society.
1: 55It can blossom in a taunt , an obscene reply, or in a small terpitude.
2: 03 Maybe it does not mean to cause harm .
2: 07 But for those who meet, it can tear up wounds that are never healed.
Tolerance is a two way street and those who speak out, with truth to power should not be persecuted.
Tommy Robinsons treatment under Theresa May as Home secretary has been appaling.