War On Wasps
“I wanted to see through your eyes, find the truth. I want peace.”
“We all want that…the people of this country seem to live in a constant state of fear.”
“Can you blame them? You guys are blowing them up! Why are you doing that? If being here is such an inhuman, unjust torture why do you stay? You must know that these outrages will achieve nothing except more hostility, greater intolerance, less secure lives.”
“There are always extremists, always criminals, within any population of people. The ones who take illegal action are a tiny, an infinitesimal fraction of the law abiding community. They’re usually those who most acutely see themselves as the victims you talk of.”
“I just love my country. I don’t want any more victims. I don’t want any more killing. I want peace. That’s why I’m on the case. That’s why I hold you guys to account. That’s why I’m here,” Tom asserted.
“Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first. So what drives you love or hate?” The muezzin smiled enigmatically. He continued:
“Bees and wasps have caused as many deaths in the UK as terrorism in the past decade. Has the Uk government launched a ‘war’ on wasps?”