A Quiet Lesson In Forgiveness (The Amish)

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    It does make one think, and admire, the Amish commitment to the teachings of Jesus, even if you find yourself unable to forgive the bastard who murdered their children, and indeed troubled by how forgiving him would be better than hating him.

    And this e-mail from a Daily Dish reader and the response from Sullivan.

     
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    Yes, I admire them on a PERSONAL LEVEL. But as a NATION, we must punish--not forgive--criminal behaviour.
     
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    The Amish are insulated and protected by those that will defend them and their rights, which is a good thing. But they are the lambs, who wouldn't survive without the sheepdogs:

    http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcon...N-amish_06edi.ART.State.Edition1.3dce193.html

     

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