Pope Francis and John Cobb
on the Real War against Terrorism
It's not a war between religions; but a war against hatred, selfishness, and greed.
Love is the Only Realistic Answer
Hatred and violence toward others may win a battle here and there, or even build an empire, but the hatred engendered in the defeated festers in them and endangers whatever may have been gained. Killing leads to more killing, but the independence of India has not resulted in a bitter Britain. Whereas even today the scars on the white Southern psyche from the Civil War corrupt American politics, the desegregation of public facilities is genuinely accepted by most white Southerners without rancor, It is hatred, deceit, and violence that are unrealistic solutions to human problems. They are leading the world toward the suicide of the human species. Love is the realistic answer....more
-- John B. Cobb, Jr. Love is the Only Realistic Answer: John Cobb on Terrorism
The world is at war, but it is not a war of religions, Pope Francis has said following the murder of a priest in church in northern France.