He also brings up several incidents of discrimination he has experienced now that he is handicapped, detailing his treatment at the hands of his white countrymen in England, who mock, exclude, or abuse him because of his disability.
However, he also acknowledges how silly it would be to categorize white people as a whole, just as people are trying to do to Muslims: “Although, a lot of people helped in my recovery! I don’t hate white brits either! hahaha)”
Herbert continues by explicitly outlining how ridiculous the comparisons that people make are, saying, “Blaming all Muslims for the actions of groups like Daeshe and the Taliban, is like blaming all Christians for the actions of the KKK or Westboro Baptist Church.”
The post, which has been shared over 100,000 times, powerfully illustrates how to act with dignity in the fact of xenophobia and hate.