Sandy Walkington, liberal democrat candidate for St Albans has said, “We are all mongrels. I mean this country is the most mongrelled (sic) country in the world. In 200 years we will all be coffee-coloured – and I have got no problem with that”.
This grandiloquence and cultured bravado is naïve. Underlying this man’s thesis is a peculiar (in the sense that it is not consistent with the views of humans for millennia past) implied undercurrent of contentment. This contentment seems to arise from the illusion that if there is genetic homogeneity, there will be less strife and consequently the population will be safer, more content, and “happier”.
He is mistaken in believing that stirring genes in a pot of miscegenation will produce a uniform product. At a genetic science level he is wrong, because there will still not be a homogeneity. This is because the different expressions of various gene pools in mulattos will repeatedly force out differences.
Be that as it may, where Walkington’s true innocence lies is that he does not, perhaps cannot, understand that humans slowly acquire the equilibrium necessary for their contentment, dependent upon the context in which they live.
Given similar genetics the prime facilitator to this is the culture that humans evolve around themselves. These are patterns of behaviour of exquisite finesse, which evolve, not over decades and not even over two centuries, but over millennia. It is this common culture, which allows the harmony of understanding within homogenous groups, which permits common perceptions and establishes equilibriums of values. Some groups are highly successful in this cultural evolution. Others fail
What heterogeneous immigration brings is not additional culture, but a vacuum, a tear and hiatus in the existing highly sophisticated and tightly woven culture of the host country.
The world is awash with conflicts; almost all are conflicts of culture, immiscible and unsolvable because each of those cultures has its own strengths, profundity and deeply ingrained evolution. Juxtapose different cultures and conflict is inevitable.
Therefore if this man seeks a peaceful Britain he should seek to preserve the unitary culture with which the British have been blessed. He should not be preaching a perfidy, and betraying the culture about which he claims to proudly boast.
As the creators of the greatest empire the world has ever known, the sub-group of Europeans genetically and culturally isolated in their British island, had perfected a homogeneity which allowed them this extraordinary creativity.
What earlier immigrants there were, for by far the greater part, were Europeans with a very similar gene stock. Their ingress into Britain brought with them only a marginally different gene stock and culture, which was proximal enough to the British to harmonise.
The earlier European immigrants were very different from the current Negro and Asiatic immigrants into Britain. The new aliens’ gene pools and cultures are widely divergent from the consistent genotype and coherent culture which is (or was) the British. That these immigrants come with an inherent inability to merge into a stable and successful society is there for all who wish to see. Even the immigrants will be aware of this, which is why they are fleeing from failed nations and patently unsuccessful cultures.
The very word homogeneity is derived from genetic consistency. In advocating “multi-culturism” (whatever that might mean, perhaps apartheid?) these political quasi scientists/philosophers run an impoverished, simplified intellect. Sandy Walkington’s intellectual subtlety sits at the level of the pre-school child, who has learned only that mixing all colours together consistently makes a dirty brown.
What bitter irony that the homogenous genetic and cultural equilibrium which was Britain’s is being destroyed by people of his limited insight, and inappropriate power. What an extraordinary, irreversible, experiment he is predicting. What a calamitous failure he is promoting.