On a Voltaire kick 

We respect all confraternities; they are edifying. But can whatever good they may do the State outweigh this appalling evil that they have done? 
What is tolerance? It is the consequence of humanity. We are all formed of frailty and error; let us pardon reciprocally each other’s folly – that is the first law of nature.


inundated with the dead

Inculcated hatred

Of course it “could” happen here 

It already has

What good are these watch lists that we keep hearing of if all they do is watch destruction they could have prevented?