Intermission – Blegh

After getting all that off my chest in the previous post, I promise that my next entry will be about something that makes me happy. I’m tired of complaining but this is the only outlet I have to do so on my terms. It’s much easier to make passionately angry posts than it is to write something cheery and uplifting and in my personal quest to improve my writing I’m hoping to change that.

Xenophobia

I really was trying not to post about this because I really don’t want to sound like I’m complaining all the time. I am silencing myself no more. There has been a lot of controversy in the news over a mosque being built *near* ground zero, and also a pastor who thankfully resolved to scrub his 9/11 Qur’an burning event. I certainly understand the concern over the location of the mosque, when I first heard the phrase “mosque at ground zero” I was a bit taken aback. However upon following the story and hearing the different views I have to say it’s not that simple, and before anyone goes throwing stones there is a lot to be considered. Continue reading