Reflecting on Terrorism

Neither the Torah nor the Quran are short of violent calls to arms. So is this where terrorism comes from?

When Samson inveigled his way into the Temple of Dagon, he used his superhuman strength to pull the whole thing down, killing everyone inside and himself too. Remind you of anything? Samson has been characterized as a purveyor of awesome religious terror, a sort of proto suicide bomber. This week, Lord Carlile and Hadiya Masieh get to grips with terrorism...

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