Friday, 9 January 2015
hu•man•i•ty (hyuˈmæn ɪ ti; often yu-) 
n., pl. -ties.1. all human beings collectively; the human race; humankind.2. the quality or condition of being human; human nature.3. the quality of being humane; kindness; benevolence; goodwill.
This week, Humanity disgusted me even more than normal. We see on the news every day various atrocities commited by humankind.

However on Wednesday, two gunmen went into the office of a small Satirical Newspaper in Paris, and killed several employees and policemen, before escaping, and causing a 2 day manhunt, which culminated today in the death of three people who had taken civillians hostage, as well as the lives of some of the hostages themselves.

Why did they choose to go into the office and do this? Because their "Religion" was insulted by satirical cartoons, or, at least, this is what THEY wanted us to think.

In truth, these men were cold, hard terrorists, using religion as an excuse to get themselves exposure for their cause.

Anyway, I digress.

Every day, someone, somewhere, makes a concious decision to take the life of another via violent means, committing an act of murder. Some people choose to WRONGLY use their religious beliefs when carrying out these acts, others, well, there has to be something wrong with them somewhere.

As a human being personally, I could not comprehend ever wanting to pick up a weapon, and violently snuff the life out of another. 

Human life is precious, its a gift, and one that should not be wasted.

In the years I have been on this planet, I have seen so many horrific things on the news:

  • IRA Bombings
  • 9/11
  • 7/7
  • Dunblane Primary School Shooting's
  • Columbine/Virginia Tech Shootings
Those are just the tip of the iceberg.

I cannot understand why people do things like this. It's a waste of human life. If everyone went round and blew people up, or shot people dead because something or someone had pissed us off, there would be no one left on this earth.

Even worse, to do these things in the name of a whole religion, thats just wrong. Not only are you killing people because you are in fact, a TERRORIST, but you are doing so by bringing an entire religion into disrepute, and making it so that the decent law abiding followers of whatever religion you are besmirching, end up living in fear.

Not so long ago, there was an incident in Sydney, Australia, where an "Islamic"  gunman took hostages in a Café. I use quotation marks because he was an individual who was really, just using his religious beliefs to get attention. As a result of this, the hashtag #I'llridewithyou began trending worldwide as kind hearted DECENT human beings in Sydney offered to ride with people of the Islamic faith so they felt safe on their commute.

I guess, not all humanity is bad. But there is an ever growing subsection of humanity who are anything but human.

Why can't we all live in peace and harmony together. Why do we have to have so many senseless killings, murders, and such waste of human life at the conscious hands of others.

As much as I hate to go to religion to answer a question, the Sixth commandment puts it very simply. "You shall not murder". The Ten Commandments as a whole, are basic tenets preached in various forms by all religions. If these people really are acting in the name of religion, then WHY are they not respecting the very simple "You shall not Murder".

I guess the answer to that, sadly, is one that no one will ever know.

I'm extremely sorry for this very wordy, rambling, disjointed wall of text. It's my way of trying to make sense of the events of this week.


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About Me

I am Cazzy, also known within the World of Warcraft as Cazzéh and Cazmia, amongst other aliases.

I have been goldmaking and blogging on and off since 2011, starting off small by selling things such as cloth, then moving on to other areas such as gems, enchants and so on.

Currently, I am residing on the EU Sunstrider and EU Trollbane connected realmsets and am maining a MM Hunter.

I am raiding again, my current progression on my main, Cazzéh is:

4/13 Mythic HFC, 13/13 Heroic HFC, 11/13 Normal HFC, 13/13 LFR HFC.