I agree. The term "forgive" can be ambiguous; in the moral sense we are to
forgive everyone, but the term is often used in a secular sense of not bringing
them to justice, as in dismissing their crime. And I wanted to make it clear that
that wasn't what I believed.

Scott McGee wrote:

> On Sun, 20 Oct 2002 00:54:26 -0600, "Marc A. Schindler"
> > No one has asked anybody to forgive terrorists. They deserve to be
> > brought to justice
> Perhaps I am wrong, but my understanding is that we _DO_ have to forgive
> the terrorists. That doesn't, however, mean that they should not still be
> brought to justice and punished to the full extent of the law for their
> acts.
> Scott
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Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland

“We do not think that there is an incompatibility between words and deeds; the
worst thing is to rush into action before the consequences have been properly
debated…To think of the future and wait was merely another way of saying one was
a coward; any idea of moderation was just an attempt to disguise one’s unmanly
character; ability to understand a question from all sides meant that one was
totally unfitted for action.” – Pericles about his fellow-Athenians, as quoted by
Thucydides in “The Peloponessian Wars”

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