While we commit violence in the world, militarily, commercially, politically, environmentally, socially, peace in our own countries is only an illusion.
This is no excuse for the terrible events in Paris, but if we want to live in a safe world we need to think very deeply and rationally and address the causes of global violence.
ISIS raises millions daily selling oil. Our taxes support arms fairs at the EdExcel.
I have pain in my heart and mind for all who suffer violence in our world. That pain was there before last night and it will be there tomorrow.