More French people have a positive view of Buddhism than they do of their own religion. Which shoots down the whole “French people only have a negative image of Islam because they’re xenophobic bigots who are afraid of anyone different than them” theory.
“1300 years ago, Charles Martel stopped the Arabs in Poitiers after a heroic battle which saved our country from the Muslim invasion on October 25th of 732. Today, we’re in 2012 and the choice is still the same : Live free or die. Our generation refuses to see her people and her identity disappear through indifference. We’ll never be the Indians of Europe.”