By Ramón Máiz, Ferrán Requejo
Democracy, Nationalism and Multiculturalism presents an updated evaluation of subnational and multicultural matters in Western multinational states. The booklet comprises normative, institutional and comparative money owed of key matters such as:
* politics and rules of accommodation
* acceptance of staff rights
* federalist reforms and debates in Canada and eu states
* the political building of the ecu Union.
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It is sometimes asked if it is liberal in character. The question is tendentious and a source of much confusion. It assumes that a liberal society is necessarily good and, conversely, that every good society must be liberal. This gives liberalism the monopoly of goodness, drastically circumscribes our moral and political imagination, and crudely divides all societies into liberal and non-liberal, ignoring those that are both or neither. There is also the further difficulty of defining the liberal society.
14. Allophones are defined as members of Quebec society that are neither English (Anglophone) or French (Francophone) in origin. It is a significant grouping with regards to any discussion of citizenship in that they are, in large part, targets of integration for the host society. 15. Michael D. Behiels, Quebec and the Question of Immigration: From Ethnocentrism to Ethnic Pluralism, 1900–1958 (Ottawa: Canadian Historical Association, 1991). 16. Marcel Gilbert, Autant de façons d’être Québécois.
This is an untenable position. Scriptures may be infallible, but they have to be interpreted, and that calls for reason. Others interpret them differently and need to be persuaded and argued with, and that too calls for rational discussion. In a multicultural society one has to live with other faiths or none, and the fundamentalist needs to give good reasons why he should be allowed to live in a certain manner and even bear such moral and other costs that this entails. In short, the fundamentalist cannot avoid appealing to reason and accepting the discipline of the dialogue.