shallow spirituality

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    Jarvis's Death Penalty Case> How Did Jarvis Get Sentenced to Death?

    I spent a little time browsing the site of Jarvis Masters, who was convicted of collaborating in the death of a prison guard in 1985. It's interesting that Mr. Master's website uses considerable space to complain about how unfair Mr. Master's sentence was, but never contains a statement whereby Mr. Masters takes responsibility for the harm he caused to his victim, Sgt. Howell Burchfeld, and Sgt. Burchfeld's family.

    Based upon that (taking responsibility for one's evil deeds is a key tenet of every major world religion), I have to wonder exactly how deep Mr. Master's conversion really is.

    How do we know when someone has really repented of an evil act, and changed? What signs would be present on Mr. Master's site if he were really repentent for his violent crimes?
     
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    What does this have to do with religion?

    Oh...I undergetit.. Religion...Murder...one in the same.
     
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    Master's religious conversion is being used, by some, as the reason that he should be released from prison. As someone who is non-religious, I find this reasoning to be bizarre beyond belief, but I thought we could play with it.
     
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    True...people of faith are fools... who better to try and deceive?
     
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    In a circumstance like that...well...strap him to the table and ask him if he has any last words.
     
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    Religion is symbolic of realigning legions... and I am not referring to some idealistic philosophical gathering of books in a room, it is within the making of the mind of man... it is within every single influence of the imaginable and unimaginable, the known unknown AND the unknown unknown, but especially the latter.
     

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