I was on that flight exactly one week prior. I vividly recall the restrained approval my “moderate” Muslim parents had for that destruction. I still wonder what their reaction would have been if I were on that flight a week later.
There is a mounting disdain over our nation’s Judaeo-Christian heritage and a passionate lobby to forge a new Australia, devoid of religion and dissenting opinions. But hasn’t this happened before?
However, what is missing from the equation are clear facts that override our opinions. They determine truths when we are peddling half-truths to suit an agenda. There are absolutes in life, and they have meaning.