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Thomas Swan says
I also live in the UK and given that we are taught from a young age that France has been and still is the centre of culture I would disagree with the idea that we tend to give negative views about them. Think wines, cheeses, cuisine, fashion etc.?
Thank you for your arnswer! And it's right sometimes... offen ... ^^ French people are arrogant! IAnd this is not always French-French besides :)!
Thanks, it is important to me, to know how people in other countries judge us.
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Yes but surely the conviction of one man does not dictate your stereotype of over 60 million people?
Do you know when was the Dreyfus Affair? It's Zola, who defended this cause against that period with "I accuse" ... I think it changed a bit, right? Because we are the XXIst centuries. At the period of Zola the U.S., you were still the indigenous ...
The whole country was divided, It's a very good book to read, "The Dreyfus Affair" by Ruth Harris - I don't see how it changed that much w/outlawing head scarves today - it hasn't changed in intolerance of non-frenchy-ness VS 'true French" schism.
So I explain the foundation of French republic. This is "laïcité". I know not if there is an appropriate word for this topic ... no, because France is the only country that uses it. France is an old country, even older than England. This is not a new
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