"People ask, why this book and why this subject? In my mind it's simple: This is good vs. evil. Recognition of terror and evil can be difficult. We know people are capable of bad deeds. We know from the inherent bad nature of a terrorist, evil unspeakable crime exists. This evil may sit next to you on an airplane as a radical Islamic Muslim or it may be an avowed Atheist in the parking lot of your local grocer on a sunny morning. Let's take a look at them, laugh at them, make fun of them, name them -- shame them, recognize who they are and rid the earth of them...This is a book about the real world. It's about being human. There is no fantasy in this book. Tell the truth -- tell it often -- tell the children."
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