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I’d like to post this as a precursor to an article I’m trying to put together on how this week the British society changed, and we will look back in years to come and ask where did our freedom go? It’s not a conspiracy article this one asks valid questions, is well referenced and doesn’t expect you to share its opinions, just think about the.
An astonishing, unprovoked knife attack has taken place on the streets of Britain. Woolwich? No, Birmingham. Just weeks ago, 75 year old Mohammed Saleem was butchered with a machete just yards from his front door as he returned home from mosque – in what police believe was a racially motivated murder. The fact that this story likely comes as news to you, epitomises our misplaced ‘islamaphobia’ and our unbalanced view of terror. We must resist having our enemies constructed for us.
Constructing our Enemies
Before and since September 11th 2001, there has been a conception of ‘Islamic Terror’. The choice to define terror as somehow fundamentally Islamic in nature is a gross mischaracterisation, fuelling a view that Muslims have some predisposition to ‘radicalisation’.
There are people using violence as a tool to further their religious, political or other ends all over the world; of all colours…
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