Dateline Bavaria, Germany – 2017: When the roots of a country become the subject of debate – you can be sure that this is a telltale sign of a country’s spiritual and moral decline. When Israel was declared a “Jewish state,” it was done for a good reason – defending the cultural roots of a political entity is essential for its long-term viability. But what sort of long-term viability does a maligned and defeated country or nation like Germany possess? A land of vile pornography in which patriotism has been made a dirty word in public discourse and where the pride in any kind of service, military service included, has been consigned to derision and shame – and this for decades – surely cannot be a country with a future! Ergo, it ought to come as no surprise to anyone that the cowardly hint at an official policy of sanctioning an islamization of Germany is in the works in Berlin. This hint was made by Merkel’s interior minister de Maiziere when cozying up to the freshly swollen Muslim minority in Germany (now over 6,000,000 strong!). The chief opposition to this policy comes from a weak minority of German conservatives (the so-called “Christian conservatives” grouped around the two parties with Bavarian Catholic roots, the CDU and the CSU), many of whom are Catholics in the Bavarian region of Germany. The majority Protestant section of Germany is largely atheistic and cares very little about history or traditions. Given the current racial and spiritual decline of White Germans, the demographic slippery slope of ever greater Muslim demographic rise augmented by the ever smaller number of actual Germans in Germany will produce a Muslim state out of Germany by the middle of the 21st century, around a 100 years after the first major destruction of Germany in modern times.
Although some good questions and wise insights were expressed by Germany’s politicians (as we see in the article below) it is far too little too late for any impact on the future of Germany. The Germans themselves don’t love their own nation, faith, history, and traditions. This can only partly be explained by the shock of the Nazi era. The atheistic Germans (for whom Christmas is merely a glorified occasion to get drunk with friends) have been seeking to escape the honorable obligations of history just as the German feminists have succeeded in persuading the vast majority of German women that marriage is slavery for women and that as a woman having your private parts legally surrendered to the control of one man for the rest of your life is the worst surviving legacy from the Nazi or pre-Nazi era of slavery to traditions and to the cage of choices-free family living. The fully emancipated and “the fully free” white German women are now in full control of their body and can choose however they wish to surrender their private parts to circumstance, momentary preference or the world even – or perhaps just to remain celibate out of spite. German women, much like Russian women, are in full flight away from German and Russian men. Bottom line: children are not produced (or produced in low numbers and in poor quality of stock and upbringing). The enemy, however, suffers from no such inhibition.
All the while, the women of Islam are the total opposites of liberalized German women and cater to their men and their children, as God had intended.
“Sic transit gloria mundi”, as the ancient Romans had said…
Germans are debating the state holidays for Muslims
“We have a Christian-Jewish religious character, not an Islamic One”
- “Germany’s Christian heritage is not negotiable,” says Alexander Dobrindt, chairman of the CSU parliamentary group in the Bundestag.
- “We have a Christian-Jewish religious imprint, not an Islamic one, so I do not understand why we are going to have this debate, and I would like to discuss something different: when do Christians in all Islamic countries have the same religious freedom as Muslims do with us? so said the CDU interior expert Wolfgang Bosbach.
- “CDU wants Muslim holiday, which is the difference to AfD: We say: No, no, no!” – Beatrix von Storch, Deputy Chairman of the Alternative for Germany (AfD).
The spontaneous proposal of Federal Minister of the Interior, Thomas de Maizière, on the introduction of a public Muslim holiday has led to a further controversial debate on the role of Islam in Germany.
“de Maizière, a member of Merkel’s cabinet, said in a campaign campaign in the run-up to the Lower Saxony Landtag elections:
“I am ready to talk about whether or not we would like to introduce a Muslim holiday in the future.” If there are many Catholics, there is also All Saints’ Day as a holiday and elsewhere, where there are many Muslims, why can not you also talk about a Muslim holiday? “
De Maizier’s statement, apparently aimed at appealing to Muslim voters, aroused an angry reaction in his own party and political allies who still feel the bad result of the CDU in the Bundestag elections of September 24th. Although Merkel had won a fourth term, the CDU and her Bavarian sister party CSU had achieved the worst result in more than half a century.
In some party trips, Merkel is blamed for the election debacle; she had removed the CDU too far from its conservative roots, especially as regards immigration. More than a million former voters of the CDU and CSU migrated to the anti-immigration party alternative for Germany (AfD), which benefits from the widespread anger over Merkel’s decision, more than a million mostly Muslim migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East into the country.
Germany’s Muslim population increased in 2016 for the first time to more than six million. Germany is now competing with France to be the country with the largest Muslim population in Western Europe.
The mass migration is mainly responsible for the growth of the Muslim population in Germany. An estimated 300,000 migrants came to Germany in 2016, in addition to the more than one million migrants of 2015. According to the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, at least 80 per cent (ie 800,000 in 2015 and 240,000 in 2016) are Muslims.
Among the new arrivals is the natural growth of the Muslim community already living in Germany, according to figures, which can be calculated from a recent study presented by the Pew Research Center on the growth of the Muslim population in Europe, 6 percent per year (77,000).
According to the calculation by Pew – which dates back to the current migration crisis – the Muslim population in Germany at the end of 2015 would have been 5.145 million.
If one adds the 800,000 Muslim migrants who came to Germany in 2015 and the 240,000 who arrived in 2016, the natural growth of 77,000, the Muslim population made a leap of 1.117 million and was estimated to be 6.262 million by the end of 2016. That is about 7.5 percent of Germany’s total population of 82 million.
“Germany’s Christian heritage is not negotiable,” said Alexander Dobrindt, chairman of the CSU parliamentary group in the Bundestag. “The introduction of Muslim holidays is out of the question for us.” CSU interior expert Stephan Mayer added:
“Germany has been shaped and determined for centuries by the Christian tradition, but nothing has changed to this day, since the fact that Islam belongs to Germany can not be historically proven by anything and is nowhere to be seen.“
The deputy CSU chairman Manfred Weber said : “Holidays are primarily for the religious character of a country and not for individual groups of the population.” Germany undoubtedly has a Christian character. ”
Wolfgang Bosbach , the outgoing Christian Democratic Union (CDU) , said :
“We have a Christian-Jewish religious character, not an Islamic one, so I do not understand why we’re going to have this debate. I wonder if Christians in all Islamic countries have the same religious freedom as the Muslims with us. “
Beatrix von Storch, Deputy Chairman of the Alternative for Germany (AfD), twittered : “CDU wants Muslim holiday.”
The Central Committee of Catholics (ZdK), on the other hand, expressed openly the idea of the introduction of a Muslim holiday: “In a multiregional society, an Islamic holiday can be added in regions with a high proportion of religious Muslims without betraying the Christian tradition of our country.”
CSU general secretary Andreas Scheuer replied : “I am deeply dismayed, even bewildered, that now also the head of the Central Committee of the Catholics for an Islam holiday is pronounced.”
Aiman Mazyek, chairman of the Central Council of Muslims in Germany, said the introduction of a Muslim public holiday promoted integration. Such holidays showed Muslims that they were part of Germany and were a “sign of understanding among themselves for a good and peaceful cohabitation.”
The SPD chairman Martin Schulz criticized the CDU and CSU for their attacks on de Maizière: “We should think about this proposal.”
The German-Turkish Green Party chairman, Cem Özdemir, said that introducing a Muslim holiday was unnecessary. “I do not see any need for action, Muslims are already free to celebrate, the CDU and the CSU should deal with the important issues with us, above all with excellent education for all, so that social cohesion could be strengthened.”
According to the Basic Law, all 16 federal states themselves can decide which religious holidays are celebrated as a state; the Federal Government does not have any say in this. Hamburg and Bremen, for example, concluded far-reaching agreements with their respective Muslim communities in 2012 to introduce Muslim holidays.
De Maizière has now been thrown back. In a statement published on October 17, he said that, in his opinion, German society was based on Christian roots and that would continue to be the case:
“This was the starting point, and on this foundation I took up the idea of discussing a Muslim holiday in regions with a very high proportion of Muslims, and I found at the same time that it must remain with my conviction: our culture and with it our holidays are also shaped by Christianity and are justified. “This is a departure or a suggestion for a Muslim holiday.”
German government minister de Maiziere with a visiting Egyptian Muslim cleric Ahmad Al-Tayeb from the prestigious al-Azhar mosque.
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