Do not condemn the many because of the actions of the few.
As i sit down to write this post, the world is becoming a dangerous place. It’s slowly being consumed by hate, prejudice, stereotypes and most of all religious fundamentalism. A week ago there was a siege in a Sydney cafe. The world was appalled by the incident. Seventeen people were taken hostage and three were killed including the hostage-taker – Man Haron Monis, a fifty year old man born in Iran and settled in Australia. The Prime Minister of Australia -Tony Abbott has described Monis as “a deeply disturbed individual with a long history of crime, a long history of mental instability and infatuation with extremism.” The man has over forty cases concerning sexual and assault related offences and a history of religiously motivated activism. During the siege , Monis displayed an Islamic flag.
The world stood in solidarity with Sydney. The best thing that happened was the hashtag that trended globally on…
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