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  • The natural process of mutual integration

    The natural process of mutual integration

    Western countries expect immigrants to adapt to their culture, whereas for centuries colonizing Europeans always imposed their ways on the native inhabitants they came across. In reality both cultures will always naturally fuse to become a new one.
  • The Ongoing Search for the Promised Land

    The Ongoing Search for the Promised Land

    Before we start criminalising economic migrants as fortune seekers, we should realise that Western culture itself has spread the idea of fortune seeking across the globe. We are all in the same boat, but perhaps we have been searching in the wrong place.