I’d like to think that at least some of the people occasionally reading my blog are what I and a couple of other people “like me” should be counted as “people like us.” What do I mean by that expression, that presumption? Something like: “People who just want to go about their lives undisturbed by nutjobs, killers and other headbangers who want to destroy everything in their path.”
Is it too much to ask: Now that we westerners and other western AND eastern-minded people, who have finally thrown off the shackles of idiotic Catholicism, Protestantism, Communism and all the other -isms plaguing the last century and the centuries before; feudalism, slavery, bondage and terrorism, that we can finally live in peace and prosperity?
I don’t think so. It shouldn’t be too much to ask. But NO! Says the headbanger above. This guy used to be “one of us.” American born and bred, growing up on cornflakes and TV series. NO, he says. People who follow the “religion of peace” must show that they follow it by attacking normal people going to or from work; mothers picking up their children from school, fathers going to the gym, teenagers going to each other’s houses to listen to music.
Those are the people this ridiculous throwback to the middle ages wants to attack, to kill.
I’m still trying to get my head around why people, ostensibly like me in outlook and upbringing, would choose to spend their every waking hour attacking me for saying we must defend ourselves against this kind of very influential person, rather than attacking him.
He is the enemy, OK? Not me.