Posted by Jeff from pcp01169382pcs.roylok01.mi.comcast.net (184.108.40.206) on Tuesday, September 17, 2002 at 11:17PM :
In Reply to: Ask the Bishop yourself ! posted by andreas from p3EE3C6C5.dip.t-dialin.net (220.127.116.11) on Tuesday, September 17, 2002 at 3:30PM :
: Ask the Bishop yourself !
: Admiration is not enough ...
: A bloody detail:
: Had a conversation with an Assyrian Priest (qasha) of the Assyrian Church of the East in the last weeks.
: He opined any strike against Iraq would be only like a necessary surgery, worth the cost of lives - if only Assyrians get better living conditions.
: What reminds me of Albright's dictum.
: Vultures in search for "collateral benefits"?
: What do you think ?
I think that any priest advocating the bombing of a country where his people reside and will be killed as a direct result of those bombs is not a holy man at all.
That can be taken one step farther: Any "holy person" of any religion that blesses bombs or other killing contraptions is a hypocrite.
That's what I think.
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