Of course we are outraged. But what is there to do about it? This is the world we live in, and we despise its many abuses and pious hypocracies. At the same time it all too easy to be self-righteous about it. We all want a better world; we are all against graft and repression and abuse and greed [at least in others]. But its hard to know how to object without simply being unduly pious about it ourselves.
Thankfully, there is someone in Bahrain, who has done something about the abuses there: he/she has told the world what is going on there. But for that person, unlike me, merely to tell the truth as they find it entails a risk to life and limb, even possibly to family. To them we say thanks; and we pray for their welfare. And thanks to Al Jazeera. [Click HERE for a link to the whole article.]
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