When someone dreams of instilling terror into the human heart, it is time to uproot the source of such dreams.
We have almost become immune to the word, ‘terrorism.’ Let’s become sensitive once again: picture a human being with the sole objective to terrorize, hurt, destroy, decimate, and slaughter human life. This is terrorism, a euphemism for evil. We understand that people would rather find light in all the dark places, but sometimes a dark place has to be uprooted at its core and replaced with candles and other such light fixtures. They are called suicide bombers because they would choose to kill themselves so that they may kill others. Humanity is obligated to destroy such inhumanity.
Theme: Responding to Tragedy
How should we react to violence and hatred like that of the recent massacre in Pittsburgh? Our outrage is very profound, but productive outrage is not expressed through retaliation or through fear, but through positive action, and ultimately recognizing that there is a calling that we have to live up to.
The latest brutal murders of young innocent people in Manchester, England by Muslim terrorists bring back to the fore — in case the apathetic needed a reminder — that the ravaging turmoil that defines the Middle East literally from the dawn of history until this very day effects the whole world.Read More