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The levels of deprivation it must take to cut someone’s head off. The incident alone speaks for itself.

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Sick, violent individuals who clearly hate France and despise freedom of expression.

After their sentence they'd be best off moving to a Paradise somewhere outside of France where they can spread hate.

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How is that multiculturalism going?

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France has always been multicultural.

"The first Muslims came to France centuries ago, following the occupation of Spain by the Moors in the eighth century. Some settled on the outskirts of Toulouse and even as far north as Burgundy, and there are remains of an eighth-century mosque in Narbonne."

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Diversity is our strength! Bunch of nonces.

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Another tragic case of the sheer barbarity of the human race, and all because of a religion. Please never forget, all Muslims are NOT like them, they are indoctrinated extremists. And also do not forget, Christians were carrying out similar barbarity for centuries.

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The Israeli's don't go to other peoples' Countries and commit such atrocities.

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French population by ethnicity. 85% are white French-born people.

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2.5 years? Is that a typo or is it 25 years??

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I love living in Los Angeles

when I was a kid I didn’t get low rider culture, saw the cars as performing more poorly and I was more into performance , racing etc.

then one day I began to appreciate the culture, community and character artists and fabricators put into those cars and I really started to appreciate the diversity of my home in a deeper way

really glad I got to experience that in my life. I wish everyone could experience what it’s like to learn to get along with people who are different and actually love our neighbors and try to connect with people who even have different beliefs than we do

it’s definitely part of the culture in California. There’s too much diversity to really marinate in bigotry your whole time living there, too much beauty in other people and cultures.

i don’t know anyone here who doesn’t like both hamburgers and tacos, even vegans

luckily tacos, Scientologists and Muslims here don’t cut people’s heads off for being different far as I know

good luck France, and good luck assimilating, radial religious people everywhere. As someone who lived in a cabin in the woods for years, trust me- it’s possible to live alone. And it’s possible to learn to get along

the choice is yours

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France is home to Europe's largest Muslim minority and has suffered a wave of attacks by Islamist militants or their sympathisers in past years.

This pretty much sums up everything you need to know.

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@Wallace

The first Muslims came to France centuries ago, following the occupation of Spain by the Moors in the eighth century. 

"Came to France." LOL, They certainly weren't invited. A Muslim army invaded France in 792. However, it was defeated by  Christian Frankish and other local forces. Their victory stopped the spread of Islam in western Europe beyond Spain, which Muslims from Morocco had invaded and conquered earlier in the century.

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Western democratic values, human rights, again and not for the last time….

Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, regardless of race, sex, nationality, ethnicity, language, religion, or any other status. Human rights include the right to life and liberty, freedom from slavery and torture, freedom of opinion and expression, the right to work and education, and many more. Everyone is entitled to these rights, without discrimination.  

These rights values are integral in European societies.

Freedom of expression, women rights, free speech. etc

For some religious groups, these values are an anathema, an abhorrence, repugnant and led to the horrific death, the beheading of French history teacher Samuel Paty.

Without the understanding and full acceptance that religious extremism has no part in our democracies, our freedoms, then integration, multiculturalism is just a pipe dream.

I think the Political chattering classes need to accept, an any political pretense that religious extremism is going to moderate into our tolerant way of life, into acceptance of a secular education system is frankly a dangerous assumption.

That ultimately cost French history teacher Samuel Paty his life in the most gruesome grisly manner.

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Rest in Peace, Samuel Paty.

Nothing will bring this great man back - but I just hope these violent pigs are locked up for as long as possible.

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The Israeli's don't go to other peoples' Countries and commit such atrocities.

You mean like bombing hospitals, ambulances, refugee camps, journalists, and UN workers?

Or was that sarcasm?

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France had its colonial empire and many migrants came from those countries.

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Psycho people use religion to justify their horrible actions. I wish all of tge religious ideas got removed from the world by a miracle. If there were no religions, psychopaths may still find a reason to justify their horrible act and continue on it. It could be skin colour, hair color or eye color. But the world would be a better place without any religion.

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France is a disaster.

It's not just a problem of open borders and Islamification. It's also the fact that decadent and degenerate social practices masquerading as a kind of "C'est La Vie" liberal philosophy have caused their culture to rot. Paris is rife with oversexualization in media, adulterous behavior, drug abuse, homelessness, violent crime, frequent riots, obsessive consumerism, ect. Meanwhile, one has to ask themself: what actually constitutes "French values"? What does that mean?

Some predatory groups of people in the Islamic world, particularly former French colonies, see this crackhouse of a society as an easy target. Even the British, for all their issues, have done somewhat of a better job of preserving their cultural identity than the French have.

France is a good blueprint for how not to run your civilization. As evil as the actions of those teenagers were, the government is also responsible for their lack of concern for the safety of their citizens or the safeguarding of their nations ideals. Charlie Hebdo, the Bataclan Massacre, the killing of Samuel Paty - a generation of failure and decline.

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I hope other countries will learn from this.

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wolfshineToday 03:52 pm JST

The fact you say all of these things about France when they were true 200 years ago, makes me smile because this decline, as you say, must take an awful long time.

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French history teacher Samuel Paty is a victim, from a perpetrator poisoned into an Islamic radicalized indoctrination to such an extent felt compelled to committed a heinous act outside his own school.

The five other minors to be prosecuted, aged between 14 and 15 at the time of the attack, will be charged with premeditated criminal conspiracy, or ambush.

If such an atrocity is able to pass without recognition that policies that promote tolerance within western has failed, then it is long overdue, to consider the grave consequences.

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The fact you say all of these things about France when they were true 200 years ago, makes me smile because this decline, as you say, must take an awful long time.

It is often said that societies collapse slowly, then suddenly.

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Diversity is ok but when you have idiots with different ideological thinking in that when it kills and becomes Diverticity! Diverting away from the norms of the country you are invited in.

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