Monday, June 25, 2012

Moral and Legal Implications Regarding Non-Combatants: To Target or Not During Resistance

Non-Combatant victim of Russian bombed apartment buildings in Gori
 
There is an old cliche that there are no rules in a war. That is, to put it as mildly as I am capable, utter nonsense. Every war, from Cain and Abel's sibling rivalry, until today, has been moderated by rules. Too often, throughout history, of course, there have been acts committed that, anyone but Satan himself would agree were crimes against humanity. Even our own nation's military has committed these. The legal crutch of precedence however, does not justify these acts, for they are unjustifiable. It certainly does not justify future actions of immorality by any so-called Liberty Resistance Movement, whose sole claim to legitimacy can be said to be the moral high ground.
 
Read JM's post and contemplate.

You will be held responsible for your actions, in this life or the next.
 


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