The terror attack on a mosque by some white supremacist numbskull sickens me to the core. These people were doing nothing wrong. All they were doing was worshipping their god in their way. Why commit this heinous act?
Much of the heathen community is concerned about the terrorists use of “Valhalla” as a means of stating his intended destination upon his death. I totally agree that his, and much of the white supremacist organizations out there, use of our sacred symbols is disgusting. Heathenry has no room for bigots and racists. However, my biggest concern is how callous the human race has become. This type of stuff should not be common place, but it’s becoming so at an alarming rate. Why? What has made humanity so callous and so narcissistic? Because let’s face the facts about this terrorist, he did this while live streaming via a GoPro and that my dear readers is a sign of narcissism. With the increase of social media and streaming technology, this has become possible to live stream such wanton disregard for human life. Should we ban such technology? No, of course not, but everyone should be asking this most important question: why have we human beings become so callous? This is indeed an uncomfortable question to ask, but it needs to be asked and answered. If we are expected to have a conversation on race, a conversation on guns and so forth, why are we not having a conversation for the root of everything that ails our modern society: human callousness?
I hope to the gods that the victims of this horrible act are comforted and are given justice. I hope that New Zealand is merciless in their doling out of the law against this terrorist. And I hope, from all this tragedy, we human beings can become less callous and start loving each other regardless of our so-called differences. We are 7 billion people living on Mother Gaia, none of us are going anywhere. Therefore, we need to learn how to cooperate and get along with each other or we are doomed as a species.
With all the hate and genocide associated with this group, why else would you hang it outside your home? Well, a man in NJ has hung this disgusting flag outside his home supposedly for what it says and not for support of ISIS. I understand it has supposedly been hung on Ramadan for 10 years, but common sense says that it has been tarnished by the genocidal actions of an extremist group. Just take the swastika as an example of a positive symbol tarnished by an extremist group. The swastika originally was a symbol of good luck and can be seen in Buddhist spiritual artwork. However, because of the bloody genocide committed under the symbol no one, other than hate mongering malcontents, wave the flag anymore nor have the swastika anywhere. So why should it be different for the ISIS flag? It has become a symbol of hate and genocide and should be treated as such. Hang it in your home if you feel its important to you but not outside the house. People won’t see it your way because of how blood covered the flag is now. It stinks that those who hang it for innocent purposes are now condemned, but you need to employ common sense these days when hanging flags outside your home.
I do hope the ignorant folks who posted this mans address get charged with something. By posting this mans address you put him in danger by hateful morons who won’t understand this mans intentions no matter how despised this flag is. Once again it’s common sense that seems to be dwindling in our society.
I hope that cooler heads prevail and nothing more happens with this. We have enough hate and violence in this country at the moment, we don’t need more. We need more understanding and more unity between the people of America.
The raging topic of today is of course the whole millennia long conflict between Jews and Muslims in the guise of a territorial dispute. I don’t support either side emphatically. To those who will complain that I lack a heart need to understand that their support is indirectly going towards the elitists who control the situation. The people have no say in what their leaders do. The common folk of Israel and Palestine are constantly ignored for the bigger objective of genocide that the IDF and Hamas want to conduct on each other. The pro-Palestine folks are just as bad and Nazi-esque as their pro-Israel counterparts since it all devolves into hateful rhetoric that is not conducive to the establishment of peace in that area of the world. Instead, fuel is thrown on flames fanned by zealotry on such a massive scale that even the Nazis themselves would be shamed.
So, I have no heart because I refuse to partake in supporting either brutal regime who ignore the citizens of each state? No, those who take a side in this conflict without thinking absolutely of the people caught in the crossfire are the heartless ones. If the pro-Israel or pro-Palestine folks actually were thinking about the common people they wouldn’t be taking either side but rather the side of humanity. This is a conflict that doesn’t need a national/religious side, but a side for humanity. Everything else is just an illusion that keeps people separated and easily controlled. If a polytheistic heathen such as myself can figure this out than the monotheists in this region can grasp it as well. However, it takes only common sense to know this, not religious persuasion nor political ideology.
So, to the pro-Palestine and pro-Israel folks, get a clue or shut up. If you aren’t on the side of humanity you are simply an evil, selfish creature that doesn’t deserve to be included in the human race.
A day doesn’t go by where we hear reports about public schools teaching about Islam. I thought these schools were free if religion? And if its to preach tolerance than why not have comparative religions taught as well? Personally, I believe ALL religions need to be kept out of our schools. We need more science, reading, and mathematics taught than people’s personal dogmas.