“A picture is worth a thousand words” is an oft- quoted phrase, but amid recent events, these words hold an unprecedented relevance.
In the aftermath of the latest terrorist attack in London, a photograph emerged of a Muslim woman walking by, seemingly oblivious to the chaos and death around her.
In case this image wasn’t seen when you clicked on this article, here it is again.
Predictably, people who shared this extraordinary image have been denounced as ‘racists’ and ‘Islamophobes’.
But in fairness, this photo is not necessarily about the Muslim woman pictured, or even the London attack specifically.
As for all we know, the camera might have taken the photo at an unlucky moment for the woman pictured. She may indeed be very stressed about the events around her, in ways that a single photograph might not show.
In truth, the reason this photo has gone viral comes down to its semblance to real…
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