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find the middle ground between assimilation (the abandonment of the original culture) and isolation (reflexive defence of that culture and rejection of the surrounding culture)

Erdogan directly references ethnic communities/lobbies in America later on in the speech. His middle ground is between assimilation as obligation and isolation; the one thing that does not come up in his speech is people abandoning the original culture on their own volition.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Wed Oct 20th, 2010 at 07:03:46 AM EST
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