Recent horrendous acts of violence and terror by Islamic fanatics were anarried out against UN personnel and others apparently in retaliation for the burning of a Quran (Koran) by an imbecilic religious fanatic in Florida. So, once again in the fine tradition of revenge and retaliation that is the eye-for-an-eye brand of justice that originated with the Old Testament, we see how easily things flare out of proportion…and how little consideration is given to the laws of cause and effect.
Certainly the burning of any book, supposedly holy or not, is no excuse for harming let alone killing anyone. But the percolating poisons of religious delusion need very little additional potentiating in order to render all rationality inoperative. The preacher in Florida, seething with righteous anger at the mere existence of any other delusional religious belief system competing for adherents, demonstrated that insane actions delayed can and will still erupt unless completely contained and neutralized. [...]