A Crisis of Conscience

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A Crisis of Conscience

Western Europe is facing a crisis. The media will tell us that it is a crisis ofmigrant-calais-jungle-pleurs_pics_809 numbers – the huge numbers of ‘migrants’ who are trying to make their way into Europe. ‘What is to be done?’ ‘Should we take them all?’ ‘Why are they coming here?’

The answer to the last is obvious. These poor people (I am increasingly worried about the collective noun ‘migrants’ as having a de-personalising effect), are leaving because of persecution and poverty. It really isn’t hard to put oneself in their position.

mediterranean-migrantsI am a father. If my daughters were in danger of being raped, or my sons ‘disappeared’ on a daily basis; or my wife lives in fear of being shot or stoned – or even myself for that matter – on what are the most unreasonable and apparently cruel and unpredictable terms, then I know what I would do:

Polling_station_6_may_2010Leave. Vacate. Take my precious…

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About Stuart Dyer

Stuart Dyer, Christian Writer and Musician living in West Sussex, England. Works in the hope of producing the worthy novel or solo; giggles at Oliver Hardy, Peter Sellers and Spike Jones; admires Hudson Taylor, Dickens, Salinger, Bill Bailey and Neil Peart; listens from Wagner to Miles with lots of stops in between; dances to motown and aims to achieve balance in all things.
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2 Responses to A Crisis of Conscience

  1. Paul Diss says:

    I quite Agree! I don’t know what’s wrong with our Govt. but Ive a good idea! Paul >

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