DEFENDING THE LANGUAGE: The Definition Of Xenophobia

The Oil for Your Lamp

If you have been reading anything political on Face Book or the blogosphere, you no doubt have seen the claim that those who are concerned about the changes being forced on their society by Islamic immigrants are ‘xenophobic.’  But are they?  Or do the people making these charges hiding something?

Full Definition of xenophobia

  1. :  fear and hatred of strangers or foreigners or of anything that is strange or foreign

On the surface, it might seem that the definition fits and that the people making these charges are correct, but surface appearances are often wrong!  This is why we must take the time to look deeper, beneath the surface.  When we do, we might find that, if there is xenophobia involved here, it is actually with those making the charges of xenophobia.

The first thing we must ask ourselves is do the people opposing the forced immigration…

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