Friday, August 31, 2007

The fake emails keep streaming in

I just received the following email from a former co-worker (below). At an age where 95% of the mail we receive from forwards are fake, we have to be very cautious of these emails we receive even if we agree with its premise. Our fervor to concur with emails with which we assent makes us automatically ready for the "gullible of the year" award. We so want to agree with its content, we never question the authenticity of the email. I always tell my daughter when reviewing for her tests to ask the questions Where? What? When? Who? and Why? the five Ws.

I speak and write fluent Spanish, so I was able to analyze the email. The first item that caught my eye is it references a Spanish newspaper but never specifies which one. I read a lot of foreign newspapers and magazines, and in my blog entries I always specify to which newspaper I am referring. Any journalist would do the same to give proper credit.

I actually agreed with the content of the article, but it still rang untrue that it came from a Spanish newspaper. Spanish newspapers tend to lean to the left and even though there are some Spanish writers who will write the truth about what is going on in Western Europe, the majority tend to lean left. I searched and did not find it written up as a hoax, but that did not mean it was not a hoax, so I continued my research. When I googled the author's name, in this case Sebastian Vilar Rodriguez, I only found his name about this specific article and in English, he did not show up anywhere else as he certainly would have if he existed. I should have been able to put the name Sebasitian Vilar in Google, and see the newspaper for which he works; none came up. I searched in every major newspaper in Spain and could not find his name. However, I am amazed that this particular article showed up in many reputable on-line sources such as Frontpage magazine which they have since taken down. I know this because when you google it - it comes up. You cannot take down the google entry. It did not take much effort to demonstrate the dubious authenticity of this email. Frontpage magazine should have done the same. Unless someone can prove to me otherwise, this is a fake.

If you want to know what is happening to the Demographics in Europe as a result of the immigration of the Islamic population, I suggest you read, America Alone by Mark Steyn

The email you might receive is as follows:
By Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez(*)

I walked down the street in Barcelona, and suddenly
discovered a terrible truth - Europe died in Auschwitz.
We killed six million Jews and replaced them with 20
million Muslims. In Auschwitz we burned a culture,
thought, creativity, talent. We destroyed the chosen
people, truly chosen, because they produced great and
wonderful people who changed the world.

The contribution of this people is felt in all areas of
life: science, art, international trade, and above all,
as the conscience of the world. These are the people
we burned.

And under the pretense of tolerance, and because we
wanted to prove to ourselves that we were cured of the
disease of racism, we opened our gates to 20 million
Muslims, who brought us stupidity and ignorance,
religious extremism and lack of tolerance, crime and
poverty, due to an unwillingness to work and support
their families with pride.

They have turned our beautiful Spanish cities into the
third world, drowning in filth and crime.

Shut up in the apartments they receive free from the
government, they plan the murder and destruction of
their naive hosts.

And thus, in our misery, we have exchanged culture for
fanatical hatred, creative skill for destructive skill, intelligence for backwardness and superstition.

We have exchanged the pursuit of peace of the Jews of
Europe and their talent for hoping for a better future
for their children, their determined clinging to life
because life is holy, for those who pursue death, for
people consumed by the desire for death for themselves
and others, for our children and theirs.

What a terrible mistake was made by miserable Europe.


bernie said...

The name is obviously a nom de plume for only this one article. The paper never existed although it was posted first in a Cuban-American website. But that does not matter; what is important is that the article is accurate no matter its provenance.

Thanks for your comments on my article who is Sebastian Vilar Rodrigez and who cares

Ellen said...

Here's the site for the original article. The name is Sebastian ViVAR Rodriguez.

Karol Mosie Brown said...

Wow, I guess this means that Obama is not a Muslim, as his name is not among the Muslim Nobel Peace Prize winners and since, pace Bernie, this article is "accurate no matter its provenance".

Reminds me of the Protocols in that regard, Bernie.

Mark said...

I would say that Obama is not a Muslim in Western eyes and even in Obama's world, however I would say that the Arabic world considers him a Muslim

Unknown said...

The article in question was written in 2004, which was before Obama was received his Nobel Peace Price.

It is interesting that during WWII most if not all Muslim countries aligned themselves with Germany, but then they all had a common goal. If you looked at the census data from before WWII and after WWII you will find that before the war started on average all Muslim countries in the middle east had a Jewish population of about 20%. After the war it was less than 5%.

Anonymous said...

Who cares??? its true, wake up!

dawn of enlightenment said...

so it's a nom de plume - no problem with that

dawn of enlightenment said...

so it's a nom de plume - no problem with that

Anonymous said...

Dónde está el original en español?

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