Je Suis Charlie

I’ve been following Rolbos for just over 8 months now and have very much enjoyed reading about him and reading his posts. His cast of characters is entertaining as well as thought-provoking. I almost feel that I know him and so was not surprised to read his special post this past week in the wake of terrorism against French satirists. I think it is important to share this and ask you to read it carefully to the end and then pass it on. It is time senseless violence was ended.

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Rolbos is about satire. It’s a fun blog that takes swipes at those in authority and pokes fun at serious matters. As such, Rolbos relies on freedom of speech to convey its message.

It is thus with great sadness that Rolbos extends its sincerest condolences to the families and friends of Stéphane Charbonnier and the fine cartoonists who worked at Charlie Hebdo.

Rolbos may only be a small blog by an author of little repute, but the principle endures: satire is a way to call people to pay attention to the world they live in. Yes, we laugh at the mistakes and blunderings of politicians and others who aspire to fame, but the underlying serious nature of these actions may never be ignored.

My prayers are with those left behind. May you find the strength to forgive the terrorists who will never understand that – to live in the small world we…

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About mysm2000

Having taught elementary school for more than 25 years and been involved in many amazing technology and curriculum projects, I find I've developed a myriad of interests based on literature I've read and music I've heard. I've followed The Wright Three to Chicago, Ansel Adams to Colorado, The Kon Tiki Expedition to Easter Island, Simon & Garfunkel lyrics to New York City, Frank Lloyd Wright to Fallingwater, Pennsylvania, and have only just begun.
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One Response to Je Suis Charlie

  1. Thank you. I appreciate your kind words.


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