Here are some considered responses to the Paris attacks that put everything into perspective


Belmont Lay| November 14, 05:43 PM

The Paris attacks on Friday the 13th brought out the worst in humanity, which was then followed by the slightly better bits where people helped one another and countries stand in solidarity with the victimised.

And now here are the most considered responses to help you put this terrorist attacks in Paris into perspective:

This above tweet was written in response to refugee-blaming tweets like this one:


The Paris attacks is just one thing out of a list of things that is wrong with this world:


woke up this morning alerted to the attacks in Paris. I intuitively uploaded the #prayforparis symbol and was tempted...

Posted by SMRT Feedback / The Vigilanteh on Friday, November 13, 2015


"But we must resist the urge to categorize and dehumanize, for it is that very impulse that fueled the insanity and violence perpetrated this evening."


writing this backstage at Allegiance, my heart heavy with the news from Paris, aching for the victims and their...

Posted by George Takei on Friday, November 13, 2015


"Lest we forget, in watching horror after horror after horror unfold, the horror is also around us. It is with us, it is in us, it is reproduced through us."


I mourned for Beirut. Then I mourned for Paris.But now I’m seeing the Calais refugee ‘jungle’ burning. I’m...

Posted by Charmaine Chua on Friday, November 13, 2015


"Peace for Paris" Illustration by @jean_jullien #jesuisparis ??

A photo posted by Instagram (@instagram) on


Updated, Nov. 15, 2015:


understand the sentiment behind those who decline to mourn with Paris, as many tragedies of a similar scale occur...

Posted by Gayle Goh on Saturday, November 14, 2015



want to thank well-meaning non-Muslims who, in the wake of these attacks, have emphasised that they have been carried...

Posted by Sulaiman Daud on Saturday, November 14, 2015



apparently my feelings on this matter call for the longest Facebook status I've ever seen. And this is me...

Posted by Roua Naboulsi on Saturday, November 14, 2015



brother died in Paris. My sister died in Beirut. My daughter died in Afghanistan. My son died in Baghdad. This is how...

Posted by Sayed Ammar Nakshawani on Saturday, November 14, 2015


Updated, Nov. 16, 2015:


must be incredibly frustrating as an Islamic terrorist not to have your views and motives taken seriously by the...

Posted by Faisal Saeed Al Mutar on Sunday, November 15, 2015


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