Tuesday, December 27, 2005
Things that make you go "Hmmm..."
Human life is precious, and if we do not stop those who wish to take it, we thereby unwittingly declare our contempt for this most precious of all gifts. ...there are three, rather than two, moral categories: the good, the bad, and the necessary. Killing terrorists is not a necessary evil, it is simply necessary.
Later, he goes on to say:
Just because we may never stop terrorism does not mean that we should ever fail our moral imperative to never disengage from the battle. And just because evil continues to stalk the earth, we dare not lessen our resolve to continually fight it, even if as yet we cannot completely defeat it.
The good - the bad - the necessary.
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