May 2016 continue to inspire dialogue and solidarity.
Neither public servants nor clergy nor holy books nor heroes are infallible. Battling obscurantism does not mean we are saints of any kind. It means we will not accept a tyrant's bogus paradise, and are free to form our own words and images and make up our own minds.
"We are brothers. It's not a question of Jews, of Christians or of Muslims. We're all in the same boat, we have to help each
Sunday's event in Paris in response to this reality was incredible and unprecedented: millions of people coming together in the name of unity. Perhaps its most important aspect was to show us that our world leaders can indeed walk hand-in-hand together in common cause.
UPDATE, 6:30 p.m.: Bathily appeared on BFMTV Saturday night to talk about the harrowing experience. When asked about his