My hometown is in grief and shock.
“Americans were killed in Orlando by hatred
Hatred has many forms. The most heartbreaking in
this 21st century of modern humanity is a man, motivated by his religion,
giving up the one life he had, leaving behind a young son, wife and family, to
express his views with violence.
as his religion would accept, they were of the others – The non-believers of his
radical god. His expected reward in his “afterlife” determined his
passion to kill in this life.
expressed (in their safe zone) the full expressions of identity, he would not
accept it because his religion would not.
man had the freedom to escape. He could have traveled to many sandy, sun baked
countries we have heard of to live out his religious convictions in his
“safe zone, other countries that celebrate that kind of intolerance, but he didn’t.
declining and gay marriages increasing. Churches in the USA mourn for the LGBT
now. The Gay community are more embraced and are part of the family. That is
not acceptance of the LGBT, it is the rejection of blind hatred based on
religion. A beautiful trend that saw an awful rejection this past week. The
shooter did not represent this new cultural shift. His identity crisis led him
to adopt a religion of the past and bring it violently onto the video screens
of this modern, interconnected, and more tolerant world.
would say no place is safe. Were the gay Floridians killed for their sexual
identity? Their dancing? Their drinking? Their singing? Did a religion drive
the shooter to reject his own identity?
world has no more patience for this intolerant, hypocritical dogma of fairy
tales and fairy gods. Our humanity is the one thing we should all agree on.
needs to be faced and challenged. The attack in Orlando shows there should be
no compromise with hatred.