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I am a computer programmer by day and philosopher by night. I post once or twice a week. I aim to prevent blogging from taking to much time, while allowing time to develop each idea before posting it. Each has some reference to human, universal, or societal truths, while presented in an organized, understandable & consise way -- this is the plan anyway. Results may very as what rings true for one may seem false to another. Also becuase sometimes I get things wrong.

Sunday, April 23, 2006

Quote from Tom Fox

We reject violence to punish anyone who harms us. We ask the equal justice in the arrest and trial of anyone, soldier or civilian, who commits an act of violence, and we ask that there be no retaliation on their relatives or property. We forgive those who consider us their enemies. Therefore, any penalty should be in the spirit of restorative justice, rather than in the form of violent retribution.

Tom Fox,
Quaker
Christian Peacemakers Team
October 2004 before departing for Iraq.

Background:
In Tribute to Activist, a Call to Forgive
Who killed Tom Fox and why?

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4 Comments:

At Sat Jul 01, 11:48:00 AM EDT, Blogger stevie.be. said...

i think that is fabulous. i believe in rehabilitation in contrast to revenge

 
At Sat Jul 01, 06:19:00 PM EDT, Blogger James Gray said...

I have great respect for those who are willing to put their lives on the line for what they believe. Especially those who believe in peace.

 
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