Sunday, January 11, 2015

Something to Think About . . .


Related Off-site Links:
Charlie Hebdo: The Danger of Polarised Debate – Gary Younge (The Guardian, January 11, 2015).
Charlie Hebdo: We Must Grieve the Dead Without Misconstruing Racism as Democratic Ideal – Christen A. Smith (Truthout, January 9, 2015).
Mourning the Parisian Journalists Yet Noticing the Hypocrisy – Rabbi Michael Lerner (The Huffington Post, January 9, 2015).
Why I Am Not Charlie – Scott Long (A Paper Bird, January 9, 2015).
I Will Grieve. I Will Laugh. But I Am Not Charlie – Josh Healey (Common Dreams, January 13, 2015).
Lassana Bathily, Muslim Employee at Kosher Market, Saved Several People During Paris Hostage Situation – Braden Goyette (The Huffington Post, January 10, 2015).
Ahmed Merabet's Eulogy is the Most Important Thing You'll Read on Charlie Hebdo – Max Fisher (Vox, January 11, 2015).
Stop Saying "Islamic Terrorist"The Boeskool (January 10, 2015).
Some European Bloodbaths Are More Interesting Than Others – Jim Naureckas (FAIR, January 11, 2015).
Unmournable Bodies – Teju Cole (The New Yorker, January 9, 2015).
How Muslim Scholars View Paris Attack – Shari`ah Staff (, January 8, 2015).
Leading Muslim Scholar Tariq Ramadan: Attack on Paris Magazine "a Pure Betrayal of Our Religion"Democracy Now! (January 7, 2015).
The Lesson of Charlie Hebdo: The World Only Cares If You Kill White People – Margaret Kimberley (Alternet, January 15, 2015).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
Doris Lessing on the Challenge to Go Beyond Ideological Slogans
Sufism: A Tradition of Enlightenment, the Way of Love, and an Antidote to Fanaticism
What Muslims Want

Image: Khalid Albaih, a Sudanese artist. (For more cartoons from artists responding to the Charlie Hebdo shooting, click here.)

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