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I understand that this is meant to be satirical and see the humor in it. I also understand that fatalism has been a part of my personal philosophy for 40 or so years.
What I am really enjoying about this piece is the notion that it may well be more accurate than people realize because it is framed as satire.
Is it not the power of words that provide context and create social realities? We, all of us who seek to live free from “terror” and fear in this unstable world want to collapse criminal acts into the most convenient terms.
I have long advocated the use of the term “criminal acts” in place of the term “acts of terror”.