Terrorism: The word that strikes fear into our community.
The government asked us to trade some freedom for national security. But really we are being asked to trade our freedom for what amounts to a souped-up Neighbourhood Watch sticker.
What you believe your God commands you to do and who that God is are not easily separated. If you believe that you are commanded by your God, or the Prophet who represents that God to you, to plant a bomb and kill people who are your opponents, then you worship a God who would do that. This God hates those who apparently don’t bow down to him and isn’t worried if some innocent people, who happen to be around when the bomb goes off, are killed. This God believes that, if it is a suicide bombing, it is good that you who planted the bomb, die too. In other words, if this God were a person, no price would be too high to pay to force people to do what he/she wanted. I must say, I would find it hard to recommend this God to anyone.
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