re "Universal Human Values" and the 10 commandments -- [gilmay97 at gmail.com: We need to think about Australia!!!!!! NOW] - [MINISTRY] [PEACE]
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Thu Oct 4 11:52:48 PDT 2018
So I got an email a few days ago claiming that the "10 commandments"
are "universal human values".
The issue with objecting to such a statement (which I did) is that
one needs to carefully word such an objection if one wishes to not be
seen to oppose those "of the 10 commandments" that one does not
oppose. If I was talking to one of those amazing "computer
programmers" (I think that's what they're called), then they would
likely immediately comprehend logic, but on the other hand I was
talking (emailing) with fellow deplorables...
As synchronicity would have it, within minutes and out of the blue, I
received the below email, which presented itself as a self evident
response to highlight to illusion of so-called "universal human
values" and the myth of "those poor Africans needing our help to
And for double bonus lampshade points with soap bubbles on top, the
email was an extensive --first hand experience-- of said "universal
human values" in at least one part of Africa.
Might be useful to dispel the odd "escaped six ovens and a
masturbation machine", you know, like, "true" story, wink wink, nudge
(At least in that case, the Western Australia published book's author
got, exposed, for his "colourful" and "vibrant" story... and yes, the
book got un-published (is that a word?).)
----- Forwarded message from Gil May <gilmay97 at gmail.com> -----
From: Gil May <gilmay97 at gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 3 Oct 2018 18:54:48 +1000
Subject: We need to think about Australia!!!!!! NOW
*January 17, 2018*
What I Learned in the Peace Corps in Africa : Trump Is Right
By Karin McQuillan
Three weeks after college, I flew to Senegal, West Africa, to run a
community center in a rural town. Life was placid, with no danger, except
to your health. That danger was considerable, because it was, in the words
of the Peace Corps doctor, "a fecalized environment."
In plain English: s--- is everywhere. People defecate on the open ground,
and the feces is blown with the dust – onto you, your clothes, your food,
the water. He warned us the first day of training: do not even touch
water. Human feces carries parasites
that bore through your skin and cause organ failure.
Never in my wildest dreams would I have imagined that a few decades later,
liberals would be pushing the lie that Western civilization is no better
than a third-world country. Or would teach two generations of our kids
that loving your own culture and wanting to preserve it are racism.
Last time I was in Paris, I saw a beautiful African woman in a grand boubou
have her child defecate on the sidewalk next to Notre Dame Cathedral. The
French police officer, ten steps from her, turned his head not to see.
I have seen. I am not turning my head and pretending unpleasant things are
Senegal was not a hellhole. Very poor people can lead happy, meaningful
lives in their own cultures' terms. But they are not our terms. The
excrement is the least of it. Our basic ideas of human relations, right
and wrong, are incompatible.
As a twenty-one-year-old starting out in the Peace Corps, I loved Senegal.
In fact, I was euphoric. I quickly made friends and had an adopted
family. I relished the feeling of the brotherhood of man. People were
open, willing to share their lives and, after they knew you, their
The longer I lived there, the more I understood: it became blindingly
obvious that the Senegalese are not the same as us. The truths we hold to
be self-evident are not evident to the Senegalese. How could they be?
Their reality is totally different. You can't understand anything in
Senegal using American terms.
Take something as basic as family. Family was a few hundred people,
extending out to second and third cousins. All the men in one generation
were called "father." Senegalese are Muslim, with up to four wives. Girls
had their clitorises cut off at puberty. (I witnessed this, at what I
thought was going to be a nice coming-of-age ceremony, like a bat mitzvah
or confirmation.) Sex, I was told, did not include kissing. Love and
friendship in marriage were Western ideas. Fidelity was not a thing.
Married women would have sex for a few cents to have cash for the market.
What I did witness every day was that women were worked half to death.
Wives raised the food and fed their own children, did the heavy labor of
walking miles to gather wood for the fire, drew water from the well or
public faucet, pounded grain with heavy hand-held pestles, lived in their
own huts, and had conjugal visits from their husbands on a rotating basis
with their co-wives. Their husbands lazed in the shade of the trees.
Yet family was crucial to people there in a way Americans cannot comprehend.
The Ten Commandments were not disobeyed – they were unknown. The value
system was the exact opposite. You were supposed to steal everything you
can to give to your own relatives. There are some Westernized Africans who
try to rebel against the system. They fail.
We hear a lot about the kleptocratic elites of Africa. The kleptocracy
extends through the whole society. My town had a medical clinic donated by
international agencies. The medicine was stolen by the medical workers and
sold to the local store. If you were sick and didn't have money, drop
dead. That was normal.
So here in the States, when we discovered that my 98-year-old father's
Muslim health aide from Nigeria had stolen his clothes and wasn't bathing
him, I wasn't surprised. It was familiar.
In Senegal, corruption ruled, from top to bottom. Go to the post office,
and the clerk would name an outrageous price for a stamp. After paying the
bribe, you still didn't know it if it would be mailed or thrown out. That
One of my most vivid memories was from the clinic. One day, as the wait
grew hotter in the 110-degree heat, an old woman two feet from the medical
aides – who were chatting in the shade of a mango tree instead of working –
collapsed to the ground They turned their heads so as not to see her and
kept talking. She lay there in the dirt. Callousness to the sick was
Americans think it is a universal human instinct to do unto others as you
would have them do unto you. It's not. It seems natural to us because we
live in a Bible-based Judeo-Christian culture.
We think the Protestant work ethic is universal. It's not. My town was
full of young men doing nothing. They were waiting for a government job.
There was no private enterprise. Private business was not illegal, just
impossible, given the nightmare of a third-world bureaucratic kleptocracy.
It is also incompatible with Senegalese insistence on taking care of
All the little stores in Senegal were owned by Mauritanians. If a
Senegalese wanted to run a little store, he'd go to another country. The
reason? Your friends and relatives would ask you for stuff for free, and
you would have to say yes. End of your business. You are not allowed to
be a selfish individual and say no to relatives. The result: Everyone has
The more I worked there and visited government officials doing absolutely
nothing, the more I realized that no one in Senegal had the idea that a job
means work. A job is something given to you by a relative. It provides
the place where you steal everything to give back to your family.
I couldn't wait to get home. So why would I want to bring Africa here?
Non-Westerners do not magically become American by arriving on our shores
with a visa.
For the rest of my life, I enjoyed the greatest gift of the Peace Corps: I
love and treasure America more than ever. I take seriously my
responsibility to defend our culture and our country and pass on the
American heritage to the next generation.
are made worse by our aid efforts. Senegal is full of smart, capable
people. They will eventually solve their own country's problems. They
will do it on their terms, not ours. The solution is not to bring Africans
We are lectured by Democrats that we must privilege third-world immigration
by the hundred million with chain migration. They tell us we must end America
as a white
Western, Judeo-Christian, capitalist nation – to prove we are not racist.
I don't need to prove a thing. Leftists want open borders because they
resent whites, resent Western achievements, and hate America. They want to
destroy America as we know it.
As President Trump asked, why would we do that?
We have the right to choose what kind of country to live in.
I was happy to donate a year of my life as a young woman to help the poor
I am not willing to donate my country.
* We need to think about Australia!!!!!! NOW*
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