Can America Spiritually Celebrate Bin Laden Death?

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    May 04, 2011 11:15 AM GMT
    My commentary from AOL BlackVoices:

    "So how can a nation, proudly steeped in religion and religious freedom with a sometimes overbearing degree of piety, conservatism and moralism boldly justify publicly cheering and waving American flags and popping bottles of champagne over the death of another human being?"

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    May 04, 2011 1:35 PM GMT
    I can tell you from a European point of view: Angela Merkel, the German chancellor, was lambasted by the Catholic Bishops' Conference for saying his death was a "good thing" worthy to "rejoice" over. They said that no Christian should rejoice over another human being's death, despite how evil they are. Idiots... even today in Germany we laud and celebrate the (unsuccessful) assassination attempts on Hitler. But, since the Catholic Church in Germany was in cahoots with Hitler all those years ago the statement does not surprise me.

    Next question: would bin Laden go to heaven if he repented and found Jesus just before his death? icon_rolleyes.gif
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    May 04, 2011 2:51 PM GMT
    I'm from a New Thought perspective that we all return to our source at death. But yes I know here is this great desire for humans to condemn each other to a fiery place of torture for their wrongdoings but it wouldn't surprise me if we all wound up as brilliant pure beams of love, light and energy in the afterlife.