The lack of integration of non-western groups that emigrate to Western Europe and America, the lack of 'buy-in' into western society isn't helpful. The ideas of the Enlightenment, critique, reason, analysis and individualism, don't penetrate the ghetto walls often. The actions of an extreme few that come out of these ghettos are only the tip of the Medieval iceberg that sits within the heart of most cities in Europe. How do we change things?
“The canary bird in the coal mine theory of the arts: artists should be treasured as alarm systems.”
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