The two Chechen suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing were raised in Chechnya. Here is some insight into the Chechen mind – A country under seige since the mid-1700’s.
Human beings reflect their environment. It’s how we navigate “where” we are. From where we stand, we take on a common world view, sense of history and awareness of the threats to our daily lives, no matter how distant. Values, expectations, dreams and a deity of some kind rounds out the rest of the human condition.
The two Chechen young men accused of killing and maiming so many in Boston this week have a nationalistic past as any other humans on the planet. It would do us well to comprehend, if not undersand their roots and the fertile soil of history that fed them.
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