This morning while watching the news I learned that Toronto residents rallied to block the filming of violent film sequences where a lethal van attack had been. The old sociological question raises its ugly head once again: Do violent films reflect a violent society or contribute to societal violence? I was mixed about Deadpool 2.… Read More Deadpool 2 – Not a fantasy but a snapshot
A young Indian couple married for love. Then the bride’s father hired assassins. Source: A young Indian couple married for love. Then the bride’s father hired assassins. Opinion: In Canada, we have another serious problem. Because of our general naivete, Canada is seen as a kind of spy and organized crime haven by bad actors seeking… Read More A young Indian couple married for love. Then the bride’s father hired assassins. | + Opinion
Opinion: It’s so easy in the West to shelter oneself from the rest of the world. While CNN rants on about any perceived – or projected – imperfection they can find with Trump, and Fox does its best to find holes in CNNs coverage, one really has to go elsewhere to stay in touch. CBC… Read More Sudan’s Livestream Massacre – Documentary – BBC Africa Eye | + Opinion
New Zealand’s PM tells the BBC that right-wing ideology must be confronted after the mosque attacks. Source: Christchurch shootings: Jacinda Ardern calls for global anti-racism fight – BBC News + I’ve always had the impression that NZ is a great place and this impressive woman seems to confirm that.
News reports in the aftermath of the Christchurch, New Zealand, massacre presented a woefully incomplete description of a complicated conflict. Source: FACT CHECK: Did ‘Muslim Militants’ Kill 120 Christians in Nigeria in February/March 2019?
In Upper Egypt, the violence is especially potent. Attacks against Christians are, sadly, a normal part of life. Source: Persecution Christian Children Face the Dark Realities of Persecution | Persecution