In the Name of God, the Subtle, the Loving
Here is an excerpt of my latest post on the Chicago Tribune Blog The Seeker.
No Need To Speculate
Let’s imagine this scenario: a gunman opens fire on his co-workers, killing 13 and injuring more than 2 dozen others. He was long feared to be mentally unstable, even psychotic, by his supervisors. Recently, he had become much more of a religious person. He had long been aloof, a loner, and even strange. He had tried for many years to get married, but was unsuccessful. If the gunman’s name was “Ned Harris,” would anyone be talking about terrorism at all?…
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