Adam Swiderski

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Adam Swiderski is a journalist for the daily periodical The Caprican. His sympathetic opinion on monotheism differs from Ralston Sinclair's. (The Caprican: "Monotheists Are Not Your Enemy")

Journalist credits for The Caprican


Teenage fisticuffs in Little Tauron!

Teen Brawl Breaks Out at Little Tauron Eatery is a The Caprican News article written by Adam Swiderski. It was printed in Ianuarius 17, YR42.


Patrons at the popular Little Tauron restaurant Connie's Place got a little something extra with their cherry pie and coffee yesterday afternoon when a fight broke out between two teenage boys. Eyewitnesses describe the fisticuffs as completely "sudden," happening with no warning and no sense of any rising tension between the two boys beforehand.

"One minute, they were sitting and talking quietly, not drawing any attention to themselves. The next minute, they were beating the hell out of each other, with dishes and silverware going every which way," says an anonymous patron.

"It was really vicious," says another patron. "Whatever it was, they weren't fighting over who's the better Pyramid team or who's better at New Cap City."

"Both boys were wearing Athena Academy blazers," a witness said, and she thought she heard one teen call the other "Ben."

Authorities were dispatched but the teens had already gone. No one at the restaurant was injured.


  • One of the teenage boys mentioned in this story is obviously Ben Stark. The other would most likely be Keon Gatwick.

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Athena Academy Applications at an All-Time High
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Hot Spot: Holo Cafe
STO is your enemy.

Monotheists Are Not Your Enemy is a The Caprican Opinion article written by Adam Swiderski. It was printed in Februarius 7, YR42.


I thought it might be helpful to perhaps put Mr. Ralston Sinclair's usual reactionary histrionics aside for a moment and look at how the aftermath of the MAGLEV tragedy seems to be getting worse before it gets any better.

I was a bit alarmed, to say the least, when I heard about the proprietor of a small sundry store just outside of Apollo Park being beaten almost to the point of death a couple of days ago. I was even more alarmed to find out that there seems to be an increase in these seemingly random attacks throughout Caprica City and beyond.

And I was heartsick to discover that all the victims were monotheists.

I know we are deeply angry, confused and saddened by what happened on the MAGLEV - and I apologize to you for stating the more-than-obvious, as well as for its almost offensive level of understatement. And I know we want someone to blame, so we can lash out and hurt them they way they hurt us. We want justice. Revenge, too? Perhaps, but whatever you want to call it, we want some sort of satisfaction.

But taking all this out on anyone who happens to be a monotheist is not the answer.

People, I tell you - it is not the answer.

These men and women that have felt the sting of our rage are not to be blamed for what happened. Do you really think attacking anyone who might share the same religious beliefs as the terrorists is going to fix anything? Do you think it will bring our loved ones back?

Let's take a step back. Do you really think that everyone with monotheistic beliefs is somehow responsible for this act of terrorism? Friends, therein lies madness. We cannot go down that path, not now, not ever.

Please do not punish these people for their religious beliefs. The target for your rage is not the monotheistic community of Caprica. You will find no satisfaction there, and if you do, it will be fleeting and temporary, and will cause only more pain.

No. Our target should be the particular organization behind this tragedy:

The Soldiers of the One.

We should be concentrating on seeking these men and women out, dragging them from whatever rock they may be hiding under and bringing them to the light of day. From them we should demand justice.

And, yes - satisfaction as well.

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BREAKING: Amanda Graystone reveals family link to MAGLEV bombing

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