Saturday, September 08, 2007
Nothing new under the South European Sun
This kind of pictures scares the hell out of me. I thought that we were living in the 21st century. Fanaticism is still 'acceptable' in Turkey, sorry to say that.
Xenophobia on the rise among Turks, say experts. Read here the story.
But also in Greece, nationalism is gaining ground. Which doesn't promise good things for the future. I still get upset when I see ultra-nationalistic groups such as this, preaching hate.
Read here the story why Greek nationalists are doing well in the polls.
This part of the world can do much better if they settle their disputes. And we have to understand that (ultra) nationalism is a disease.