Once The Question is Asked…

…the answer is always ‘Yes’.

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Should we bomb Iranian cultural sites, those having no military value?

Once the question is asked, the answer is clear.

Should we carpet bomb a country for two decades, a bombardment having no military value?

Once the question is asked, the answer is clear.

Should we drop atomic weapons on two cities, an attack having no military value?

Once the question is asked, the answer is clear.

Should we fire bomb a city, near the end of a war we are clearly winning, a city having no military value?

Once the question is asked, the answer is clear.

Should we burn a city to the ground and kill every man woman and child, because our God ordered our obedience?

Once the question is asked, the answer is clear.

Should we salt the earth, leave not one stone upon the other, to destroy a people to the tenth generation?

Once the question is asked, the answer is clear.

Should I kill my brother, to revenge the favor of God’s eye over me, though I will lose God’s love?

Once the question is asked, the answer is clear.

Once the question is asked, the answer is is always ‘yes’.

Our sin is asking the question.

“Heaven is a library of every book ever written, eternity to sit and read, and a bottomless cup of the best coffee.”

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