Perhaps the most threatening circumstance of our time is radical militant groups associated with Islam. This article, http://americamagazine.org/issue/who-speaks-islam, from a Catholic publication, points out recent (within the last few months) developments and significant considerations. This information is important. We owe it to ourselves and our posterity to understand. There is a great deal at stake. Wars and suffering, pain and destruction. Take a few minutes to read.

Perhaps start with this article: http://www.firstthings.com/article/2015/01/challenging-radical-islam

The letter referred to in the America Magazine is here: http://www.lettertobaghdadi.com/

I’ll add this article as well (though it seems overly rhetorical): http://www.beliefnet.com/columnists/commonwordcommonlord/2014/08/think-muslims-havent-condemned-isis-think-again.html

Remember Burk.

http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/e/edmundburk377528.html

“The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.”

http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/e/edmundburk136431.html

“All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.”

http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/e/edmundburk100421.html

“Nobody made a greater mistake than he who did nothing because he could do only a little.”

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