Besides the newsworthiness of the truth, there are at least three reasons why it is desirable that politicians and journalists begin to admit the relationship between religion and the terrorist acts it inspires:
farfetched to claim that people who keep denying the relationship between religion and terrorism have blood on their hands?
To carry out such an attack on such short notice, it is plausible to think the terrorist cell altered a previous plan to make a statement yesterday.
Let’s recall the words of Pope Francis exactly a year ago, when he *advocated* violence in the name of god just after the terrorist attack at Charlie Hebdo:
The group ‘Por la Anarquía’ claimed responsibility for the attacks in a patchwork quilt that echoes profoundly ignorant and terribly unscientific memes:
Tonight, Paris lived a series terrorist attacks. They were carried out by Muslims who shouted Allah Ackbar before shooting.
There are three types of inconvenient facts to the “Western imperialism” hypothesis:
We’re one week into 2015 and freethought in France is already threatened by Islam, now with a shooting at the…
So, there’s a general, nation-wide strike in my country, and striking citizens, protesting peacefully, are being met with violence…