The layers that obscure the truth are burying humanity in large numbers. Yes, Paris was burning again and those flames and the dead bodies may well be a grim foreshadowing of what the future holds. I was in neighboring England the night the massacre scattered across Paris took place, as people going out to enjoy […]Read More Is Paris Burning?
Charlie Hebdo, Intolerance, and the Problem of Double Standards by Kim R. Holmes within Islam, Religion and the Public Square January 16th, 2015 The terrible massacre in Paris could be a “teachable” moment on the meaning of tolerance, but it will require soul searching by America’s cultural leftists. The outpouring of sympathy and support for […]Read More Charlie Hebdo, Intolerance, and the Problem of Double Standards
The gunmen who killed 12 people in the attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo are now dead after battles with police that claimed yet more innocent victims. The world stands in solidarity with France and its media, and rightly so. Nothing justifies answering the barbs of a cartoonist’s pen with the bullets of a Kalashnikov. But as the outrage dissolves and […]Read More On Satire