No of course it does not. I am white, English born and bred. I have no desire to listen to Asian radio, or read Asian new papers or even to watch Asian TV
Can agree with you but exchange the word white for brown.
As to Asian ? What does that mean ? But, of course, there is a problem. Asia is big; taking up, as it does, 30% of the surface of the globe, and with a population of approximately 3,879,000,000....hee hee google it ;-)
Sarfraz Manzoor, writer and presenter of the BBC’s ‘Don’t call me Asian’ illustrates exactly that point:
“No longer can we say the interests of Sikhs and Hindus are the same as those of all British Asians. The government, will, at some point have to formulate more specific and targeted legislation, not just for all Asians but for specific strands within.”Reference:: Sikh Philosophy Network http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/controversies/36668-does-racialized-media-harm-multiculturalism.html
With the term "Asian" ... who are they..The Chinese,Koreans,Japanese,Indians,Pakistanis,Vietna mese, .... who exactly ..and from what heritage ?
With some countries multi-faith democracies exist to the benefit of all. Maybe in an ideal India we can see Christians,Jews,Muslims,Jains ,Sikhs living peacefully together. In the UK we strive to achieve that.
With the definition of "Asian" ..Its becomes meaningless...a word to describe peoples who are not white nor black origin...a lazy way to describe the so called "in-betweens".
Ergo....Asian culture does not exist. Many wonderful cultures and beliefs and great peoples exist from Asia as a continent....... whereas European can be used generally to describe white caucasian and predominately a christian culture, it can NOT BE SAID for "Asian". As to radicaliSed media...it is a free media. It asks uncomfortable questions
As to the posters point Even a third generation British/Indian has grown up in a household where Indian not UK culture is prevelant, and why not? Sorry mate. England is my country...That is patronising. Many Sikhs are loyal to the UK and its values. Many died fighting for it.
My country..and British Sikhs value our freedoms and tolerance.
swordfightReference:: Sikh Philosophy Network http://www.sikhphilosophy.net/showthread.php?t=36668 We accept different beliefs but should be free to question them. We question history and question many things. A video I made of the Sikh sacrifices for this country of ours. This is just some images of WW1 and WW2. Bless the fallen.
Did they ever teach that at school ...the Indians who died protecting this concept of equality and how Sikhs fought against Nazis while asking for freedom at the same time ?