Rachel Corrie and her Dedication to Peace

Aye Pod9/01/2012 10:56:42 am PDT

re: #4 Locker

So it’s ok that she was run over by a bulldozer.

You guys are assholes.

Rachel Corrie appears to have been another idealistic youngster motivated by empathy for those she perceived to be the underdog. Wingnuts have been taking overt pleasure in her death ever since; they’re not going to tolerate any view of her that doesn’t make her out to be a hateful ‘nazi’, all about the terrorism and killing etc.

It’s just another example of how dehumanising one’s enemy is a vital step towards killing them (or celebrating their death). It’s hard to see how there can be peace in this situation unless both sides turn away from the extremists who encourage those sort of views.