The Fort Hood shootings present Americans with two choices about how they think about American Muslims. One choice is reactive and negative, taking a horrible act of one American Muslim, Major Nidal Hasan, and saying that he represents all American Muslims. Another choice is reflective and constructive, refusing to universalize harmful actions of one person to an entire faith group.It's time for reflective and constructive persons to stand up and speak out.
Friday, November 06, 2009
Robert Parham has on Op-Ed posted on the Washington Post's "On Faith" webpage that indicates Americans have a choice in how they will respond to the rampage at Fort Hood:
Posted by Bruce Prescott at 3:16 PM