"I am convinced that future belongs to non-violence" Stéphane Hessel

Started Feb 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
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In reply to lanefAU, Feb 28, 2013

>there are concrete situations, says Stephane Hessel, the treatment of immigrants, the undocumented...

Oh, how sensitive, how politically correct. Let's not call them, as the law does, illegal aliens; let's call them undocumented immigrants. I'm waiting when it will be politically incorrect to call those selling drugs, 'drug dealers'. What will they call them? -- perhaps 'undocumented pharmacists'? And how about burglars? It's not nice to call them that either. How about 'uninvited guests'?

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