Friday, May 21, 2004

This could well be said of Australia

From the folks at PC Watch

Emphasis is mine.
"Rushing to dilute the curriculum further with "multicultural" course requirements, colleges across the country, like many of those outraged by Mr. Ehrlich's and Mr. Schaefer's remarks, fail to understand that American(Australian) culture is English. Seeing America(Australia) as a diverse nation, they conclude that diversity is its most important truth. And then, seeing diversity as multiethnic, they conclude that America(Australia) is multicultural.

It is not, of course, for a culture means far more than eating ethnic foods, celebrating ethnic holidays, singing in ethnic bands and donning ethnic costumes to dance at ethnic festivals. Are not the most important cultural truths about America(Australia) crystallized in its Western heritage as transmitted by the English experience?"

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