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Written by on August 16, 2011

Thinking of peace at the Buddhist Toro Nagashi after the terrorist attack in Norway

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I have been reading some of the American right wing Christian bloggers and writers that inspired him, writers who were so quick to insist that the attack must have been the work of Muslim extremists and so defensive when Breivik turned out to be Christian and their work implicated. They are not an easy read. Such anger, hatred, ego, and violence. With so much vitriol directed at The Other, how can they be surprised when their anger spirals out of control? What is it about their worldview that only people of other colors or faiths are capable of such terrible things?

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Written by on August 9, 2011