My god, this was a community family event. Not a political rally, or a protest. A family event. High school kids in marching bands. High school cheerleaders waving from Christmas-themed floats. Little kids holding grandpa's hand to see Santa and his elves. Street vendors selling hot coffee and doughnuts.
What was that jerk thinking? Whatever he was fleeing could not possibly have been as bad as what he did. I just shake my head in disbelief at the recklessness and indifference to the harm, pain, and suffering that he inflicted. Where did such a person grow up? Was he raised in a barn without any moral instruction about right and wrong?
Does Wisc have the death penalty? If so, this guy has a cell on death row awaiting him. And now, he has ruined his life also. I just don't get it.
"These are very hard times. When we feel we are emerging, BAM, another difficulty arises. This is what the Buddha called the suffering of suffering, one suffering upon another. How can we maintain our sanity, let alone joy? Remember others who are suffering in the same way, one after another. Realize as with all things, these sufferings are impermanent. If you can, recognize that we are clearing out negative karma from the past, and rejoice. Finally, all appearances are false. Loosen your grip on a fixed objective reality, particularly of the one suffering, yourself. Emaho!"
--- The 14th Dalai Lama
I hope it will be broadcast.
OK kids, your homework is to read Thomas Paine's "The Age of Reason." A more cogent argument for freedom of, and freedom from, religion I have not found. Here's a link to a free PDF.
Good grief! When I was a kid, I went to the downtown Dallas library and read on book on how babies were made, because my mother neglected to tell me how babies got in mommy's tummy in the first place.
What you want to bet that Abbot and all those other self-righteous assholes watch porno -- at the very least! What man on this planet doesn't watch porno? No man, that's who. Hell, I'm a woman and I watch porno. It's a billion $$$ business. Pigs will fly before the porno purveyers standby and let porno get outlawed.
What man on this planet has never watched porno? No man, that's who. Hell I'm a female, and I watch porno.
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