Last week, in your very own good morning newspaper, there were two stories that, taken together, constitute some of the scariest stuff I’ve read in quite a while. The stories ranged from the sublimely frightening to the absurdly scary.
The sublimely frightening story concerned Afghanistan where a Muslim convert to Christianity faces death because of his conversion. That in and of itself is neither new nor particularly scary. Religions have been killing people for thousands of years in the name of their supposedly just and merciful god.
What was scary about this particular case was this quote from the judge