As much as I profess my dislike of humans (mostly actions), no one likes to see the murdering of innocent people. Everyone has to go, and it’s not fair at all to be taken out by another human. Terrorist or not.
Last week reminded me of those who REALLY HATE humans, and how difficult it is to “stay positive”. France is an easy target-they are open-minded (in general) and value the full spectrum of human existence. Can you blame the backward individuals who can’t grasp this concept for lashing out against it? How fearful are terrorists anyway?
I am choosing to ignore the comments I see on Facebook and other social media outlets (which I have unwillingly rejoined), exclaiming and posting the classic Islamophobia and other in-sensitivities. Mostly from my local redneck friends, aka Americans. LOL I love you guys too…but honestly they are on the other end of “have no clue”.
Having been married to a Muslim man and at a point in my life, surrounded, by Muslims-obviously, they are different. They have a mentality which is quite different (on the mild end of it), I can’t imagine the extreme end of it. Oh wait I can, heads chopped off. Trying to liken this behavior to something normal…oh wait I can’t. Unless they are referencing the old guillotine days of French Revolution?
Section from Britannica: “The increasingly numerous and prosperous elite of wealthy commoners—merchants, manufacturers, and professionals, often called the bourgeoisie—aspired to political power in those countries where it did not already possess it. The peasants, many of whom owned land, had attained an improved standard of living and education and wanted to get rid of the last vestiges of feudalism so as to acquire the full rights of landowners and to be free to increase their holdings. Furthermore, from about 1730, higher standards of living had reduced the mortality rate among adults considerably. This, together with other factors, had led to an increase in the population of Europe unprecedented for several centuries: it doubled between 1715 and 1800. For France, which with 26 million inhabitants in 1789 was the most populated country of Europe, the problem was most acute”.
As we all know, the wealthy strive to control and rule and become more wealthy. If this is some odd and misguided way of the poor and destitute to enlighten the world about how this is a problem-DUH! If you haven’t realized, we (working and middle classes) are doing pretty damn okay. I think? But there is an increasing gap (see Bernie Sanders).
Can we talk about class issues instead of race issues for once? I am sick of hearing about this. Seriously. The real issue here is not about you skin, it’s about your ability to live in a world that is brimming with shit (quite literally). More of us here now than ever, and it’s still the old black and white or brown and white. How about changing the mentality from color to quality?
Questions to ask someone who is a stranger to you:
- Are you a good human (don’t purposely manipulate and harm others)?
- Do you feel useful in your existence?
- Can you say you learn positive lessons from inherited belief systems (religion or spirituality)?
- Are your opinions, and/or personal views constructive?
I think I’ve heard it before mentioned, “do you have good news?”
Islam is the most prevalent religious institution in the world. Maybe based on sheer body count, not preference. I never really hear about anyone converting from Islam to anything else. I would like to think it’s the end of the road…although it does happen. Everyone can get extreme, and people get extreme when they live without anything while the rest of the world sits around and discusses it.
Trust me, some day there will be peace and no one will know what to do with themselves. Still over here wondering why people are fucked in the head (pardon my French).