What if Multiculturalism Were Important for Civilization?

Star Wars rebels. From Ralph MacQuarrie concept art.

I. The Way We Never Were

Puritans. Unified. From ImageHost.Vendio.com
Ancient Athens. From ORFFEAS.

II. The Intellectual Argument Against Multiculturalism

Putnam on diversity. Level of trust on left, level of homogeneity on bottom. From http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1467-9477.2007.00176.x/full

III. The Paradox of Multiculturalism

Bruegel’s ‘Peasant’s Dance’
City street. By Jim61 on pxleyes.com

IV. A New Hope

Rogue One. From bustle.com

V. Implications

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