“Hate can’t conquer hate. Even a fool knows that. But then, some people don’t want to know.

The Orlando murderer used his religion the same way the Charleston murderer used his whiteness: as a mask for bloodlust. They’re all the same inside, these killers. They may ascribe their deeds to religion, or race, or a totalitarian social ideal. But their real creed is narcissistic hate. They sacrifice strangers on the altar of their own reflections.”

– writer, former Wall Street executive and radio journalist, Richard Eskow

From:  For Nine Souls in Charleston, One Year Later


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