For those who immediately lost their innocence on 9/11, I feel every act of organised terror since has not reached us as we’ve adjusted our eyes to the flash of violence.
They might have been chased out of the Middle East, but Islamic State is now setting up shop on our doorstep.
Welcome back to the unfortunate week that was. We witnessed abject horror at a mosque, Malcolm barely survive, and a maiden bowled over at the cricket.
Fortunately, the incident aboard the Malaysian Airlines flight yesterday wasn’t Terrorism. Crisis averted, sure, but as we wipe our brows in relief, are we ignoring the more pressing issues?
The key in beating ISIS is directing our ire clearly. For if we criticise Islamic State by criticising Islam, it emboldens them further.