Fear as a Weapon

The heartbreaking tragedy in Arizona highlights the consequences of using fear and violence to manipulate behavior for political ends.   Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims of the attack, and our condolences to the families of those who were lost in that senseless and brutal assault.  Engendering fear and fomenting violence can inspire vulnerable or unbalanced individuals and groups to lash out at perceived targets–those who preach violence are as guilty as those who practice it.

“Devil Wind” due out in April, examines the consequences of using fear to manipulate politics, create terror, and risk innocent lives.  We must advocate for an end to war, not only abroad, but at home.

–Sammy Greene

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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. Joseph Matchar
    Jan 10, 2011 @ 13:46:36

    Well said, Sammy.

    Reply

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