The Kids Are Not Alright — So They’re Simping for Terrorism

From promoting Nazi propaganda to justifying 9/11, today’s entitled youth are taking “I experimented in college” to a new level

Mallory Mosner
The Point of View

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Image from Neurotic Jewish Gay on Instagram

The year is 2023.

A 25-year-old white girl in pigtails named Ciera, with her Cash App listed on her X profile, tweets that Osama bin Laden “was not the bad guy.”

She is one among countless, diverse young people finding solace and inspiration in bin Laden’s justification for why he committed 9/11. You pinch yourself, thinking maybe this is just a sugar-induced nightmare from eating too many Oreos before bed.

Nope, no such luck.

Your eyes and ears do not deceive you. Welcome to the world of terror-sympathizing Gen Z.

Antisemitism is known as the world’s oldest hatred.

In the aftermath of the October 7th massacre, much of the world proceeded to justify, gaslight, and/or celebrate the mass torture, rape, abduction and execution of Israelis (and non-Israelis who were visiting Israel, aka “sympathizers”). For most Jews, while the reaction was vulgar, it wasn’t entirely surprising.

A complex geopolitical crisis involving the much-maligned and misunderstood Jewish…

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Mallory Mosner
The Point of View

Queer non-binary (they/she) Jewish writer and Ayurvedic Health Counselor who loves puzzles, cats and meditation.