Christopher was a pretty gentle and easy-going kid. If someone said to him, "Hey let's go shoot some kids from Sealy," a rival school, he would obviously have said, "You're crazy -- get lost!" But Iraqis, why, it's open season.
He only saw the differences. He had somehow developed enough hatred to override his sense of right and wrong, and any teaching of love of fellow man. He went to the Southern Baptist Church here, and I know it was taught to him. On the other hand, the president of the Southern Baptist convention declared this a "just war." A little hypocrisy there and probably confusing for Christopher.
Monday, August 08, 2005
AlterNet has published an article by a Vietnam veteran about a young man he knew that died recently in Iraq. His discussion of the young man's faith caught my attention:
Posted by Bruce Prescott at 12:33 PM