Sunday, June 19, 2016

Terrorism Is Not Hate | R. R. Reno | First Things

Mr. Reno never fails to go beyond the horse-race journalists' coverage of things that matter, as here:



Terrorism Is Not Hate | R. R. Reno | First Things:


"The violence he will commit is properly called terrorism. It is motivated by a political judgment, and committed by reactionary non-state actors in an asymmetric warfare with military powers. It is fundamentally different from incidents in which the perpetrator is deranged by some strong emotion—“hate”—as were Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold...."