Another deadly attack, this time in Brussels. By the time you read this, the death toll of 23 may well have changed.
When these attacks happen (especially in Europe) I always have the same instant reaction of mixed emotions.
Many people (on both sides) will be on the defensive; some will be angry that you try to make sense of “why” as if this is making excuses for the inexcusable. Others, angry at the clear double standard between the loss of European life compared to say Arab, will try to “even the playing field” with a “so-what” approach; downplay or dismiss what has happened. Both positions are wrong
So here are some of the initial reactions I have had this morning;Read More