I just finished my “International Relations” course, and we spent the last two weeks discussing ISIS and the mass shootings that have been happening. I don’t agree with everything in this article, but I do agree with what is perhaps the central idea – America terrorizes itself. We create our own culture of fear.
I’m seeing a ton of vitriolic comments all over Facebook, Twitter and other social sites about how we need to “stop being PC” and really address the terrorist issue by “really talking about what’s happening” without “censoring ourselves” to make everybody else comfortable.
As a Christian Pastor, I tend to raise an eyebrow at this. Not because of the lack of PC-ness, but because of the repressed anger I’m seeing. Yet this lack of PC discourse seems to be what people need right now. So okay. If that’s what everyone thinks will help — I’ll go there. As a Christian Pastor, and as a white American female, I’ll dump my PC filter and say it like it is in an effort to help us all heal. That seems to be what everyone is calling for.
So here it is.
America, you’ve gone yellow.
You’ve gone from a dignified nation who…
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