Category Archives: terrorism

Think Hard Before You Vote

Attributing the refugee crisis to Assad, or claiming the majority of civilians who’ve been killed have been killed by his military, comes to us straight from the regime change playbook. We heard the same propaganda in the run up to … Continue reading

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Sham

Rochelle organises the Friday Fiction one hundred word competition, prompted by a photo, each week: https://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/ Sham: “Are you deliberately missing the point? I am not saying that I approve of the killing. You know that I am a pacifist. … Continue reading

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Paris

This piece says it better than I ever could: http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/11/13/the-age-of-despair-reaping-the-whirlwind-of-western-support-for-extremist-violence/

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Peace Bridge

Rochelle sets us a one hundred word flash fiction challenge, prompted by a photo, every week.  Come and have a go, if you think you’re bard enough. https://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/ A community divided, they said. Not so, said I: two communities, each … Continue reading

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Jihadi John

Enough already! So the security services have discovered the name of the executioner and he’s a Brit. Big deal! There are thousands of Westeners fighting for IS. If butcher Emwazi hadn’t been there, I don’t doubt they would have found … Continue reading

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Faith

According to Genesis, God asks Abraham to sacrifice his son Isaac, in order to test his faith. God then stays Abraham’s hand, so Isaac survives, but not until Abraham has proven that he is willing to go through with the … Continue reading

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Good Religion

I am so tired of hearing apologists for religious clap-trap, tip-toeing around the sensibilities of so-called good muslims, good christians and the like. There is nothing good about religion. It is entrenched lies, propaganda and superstition. There is no god. … Continue reading

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