Tonawanda News — With that in mind, it seems plausible a deeper, personal intervention at some point could have stopped the Boston plot before it was ever a passing notion.
In other words, stronger cultural and societal bonds may well be our best defense against these kinds of threats. It’s an important lesson to keep in mind when the natural inclination personally and societally is to regard those different than ourselves with suspicion.
Intelligence gathering has its place. So does intelligent interaction.Eric DuVall is the managing editor of the Tonawanda News. Contact him at email@example.com or follow him on Twitter, @EricRDuVall.