Re: [sixties-l] Vietnam War Memorials

From: William Mandel (
Date: Sun Jun 18 2000 - 20:54:33 CUT

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    And you are right, but people are responsible for their own heads
    and their own souls.
                            William Mandel

    Jerry West wrote:
    > William Mandel wrote:
    > If you have been raised to a morality in which a major commandment is
    > "Thou shalt not kill," and if ....
    > JW reply:
    > You are right, William, except that many of us were raised in a
    > Judeo-Christian morality in which a major commandment is "Thou shalt not
    > kill, see footnotes," and the footnotes were a long list of exceptions
    > to the rule. And once you get into the killing machine there are the
    > friendly rabbis and pastors all decked out in holy array to tell you why
    > killing is OK.
    > --
    > Jerry West
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