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BJ'S BLOG 04/16/13 "Patton Oswalt Said it Best"

If you listened to our show this morning, you know I was really affected by what happened in Boston yesterday. My heart goes out to those impacted by this tragedy.

It was extremely tough for me to come into work this morning because of the senseless tragedy that happened at the Boston Marathon.

We mentioned this morning about how comedian Patton Oswalt wrote a powerful Facebook post regarding these events and I’d like to share it here.
 
“Boston. F***ing horrible.
 
I remember, when 9/11 went down, my reaction was, "Well, I've had it with humanity."
 
But I was wrong. I don't know what's going to be revealed to be behind all of this mayhem. One human insect or a poisonous mass of broken sociopaths.
 
But here's what I DO know. If it's one person or a HUNDRED people, that number is not even a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a percent of the population on this planet. You watch the videos of the carnage and there are people running TOWARDS the destruction to help out. (Thanks FAKE Gallery founder and owner Paul Kozlowski for pointing this out to me). This is a giant planet and we're lucky to live on it but there are prices and penalties incurred for the daily miracle of existence. One of them is, every once in awhile, the wiring of a tiny sliver of the species gets snarled and they're pointed towards darkness.
 
But the vast majority stands against that darkness and, like white blood cells attacking a virus, they dilute and weaken and eventually wash away the evil doers and, more importantly, the damage they wreak. This is beyond religion or creed or nation. We would not be here if humanity were inherently evil. We'd have eaten ourselves alive long ago.
 
So when you spot violence, or bigotry, or intolerance or fear or just garden-variety misogyny, hatred or ignorance, just look it in the eye and think, "The good outnumber you, and we always will."”


-Patton Oswalt 


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BJ'S BLOG 04/16/13 "Patton Oswalt Said it Best"
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i have family from new york might be just my sister but i do i think there are times football ect, that i want to be left alone about them . I think its one of those times think i would have wanted it that way if i had known them;. there. being my fathergrew up there .not from there though and dad he died when i was three and was raised by mean indians.other than that crazy world was just watching you tube of JFK one of those to.that still believe maybe i was wrong.
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