Kill the weak?

August 20, 2013 — Leave a comment

In our busy, technological society it is difficult for us to find the moral language to conceive of loving and caring for those who are more vulnerable than we are.

Those who do not serve a function in our system are easily viewed as disposable.

My faith leads me to believe that there is inherent dignity and worth in all people regardless of any descriptor one might put on them.

This story from HuffPo is sad not simply because of the hateful remarks of a single person, but because it reveals the internal logic to so many of our overt conversations around the living of our lives:

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