Subject: Re: Probably just a coincidence...right??
On 2/6/2018 1:08 AM, BillB wrote:
> On Monday, February 5, 2018 at 8:11:07 PM UTC-8, Dutch wrote:
>> It's hard to understand how you view 50% no affiliation, 35% Christian,
>> 15% other (incl 2-3% Muslim) as multicultural. From the perspective of
>> religion this is probably one of the least multicultural areas on earth.
> There's more to multiculturalism than just religion, but 3.5% of Lower Mainlanders are Muslim,
3.5% are Buddhist and 8% are Sikh. That's a fair bit of multiculturalism right there. Also, most of
the 50% you say are unaffiliated would identify with one culture or another. Most of them are Asian.
Yes, there are a lot of Christians, but even they subdivide into different cultures. We also have a
healthy representation from the most important culture of all, Aboriginal Canadians.
> I don't see how you can walk around Vancouver for more than 10 minutes and not realize it's a
highly multicultural city. I'm guessing you don't leave the house much because you're afraid
I hear different languages spoken, and there are a lot of Asians, but
when it comes to the important values we are all part of the Canadian
culture. Multiculturalism is nonsense. Canadians have always been a
tolerant people, we didn't need a government edict to force us into it.