Hi from Rick: We Won't Be Terrorized
After last Friday's horrifying events in Paris, as we keep the victims and their families in our prayers and marvel at how violent hatred can express itself, it's natural for those of us with travels coming up to wonder what the correct response is. Let me share my thoughts:
I have two fundamental concerns: what is safe, and what is the appropriate response to terrorism.
About safety, I believe Paris will be no more dangerous next week or next month than it was the day before that terrible Friday the 13th. If anything it's safer, as security in Paris and throughout Europe has already been heightened in response to this attack.
As for how to respond to terrorism, I believe we owe it to the victims of this act not to let the terrorists succeed in terrorizing us... Read more