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HT: (Texas citizen) Bob Carlton
The government is not a person either. A lot of people think it is.
During the Troy Davis protests yesterday, it was popular to state “not in my name”.
The sad truth is that people are being executed in our name. They are being executed because our laws require revenge, an evening of the score.
One end of the political – and religious – spectrum advocates for legal abortion and opposes the death penalty. The other end opposes abortion and supports the death penalty.
A fundamental tenant of Christian life is that humans are made in the image and likeness of God, that human life must be valued infinitely above material possessions and emotions.
As Dr King once said:
An evil deed is not redeemed by an evil deed of retaliation. Justice is never advanced in the taking of a human life. Morality is never upheld by a legalized murder.
Enron the closest you’ll get…
Besides, there aren’t very many corporatations living in Texas, they mostly live in P.O. Boxes in Delaware.
All corporations are examples of Antichrist. They have no soul and are truly beyond redemption,
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