…. low sodium, no pepper, make it bland, that way it won’t offend anyone’s delicate digestive tract. Such is the nature of nursing home meals. But in eliminating any risk of offending anyone, everyone is left eating tasteless mush. Of course the oldsters don’t threaten (and often carry through) to murder the servers and cook should they be displeased in any way. Islam does threaten death. So through the years of coercion and abuse we have become the battered spouse, desperately vigilant of our abusers mood and actions, we instantly sanitize anything that could offend and get our little girlie asses kicked. As a matter of fact, it seems that any action taken to defend against this kind of tyranny is seen as offensive.