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James White: Charles Darwin Killed Terri Schiavo

James White has written a short but powerful article about the tragic Terri Schiavo case. He begins by saying, “I have not addressed the Schiavo situation over the past number of months, not because I have not been watching the situation with great interest, but because everyone else has been saying almost everything you could possibly say about it.” This was my reasoning as well. I simply felt I had nothing useful to say that had not already been said better by others. But White does have something to say, and it is excellent. He says:

“Now that Mrs. Schiavo has been put to death in the most inhuman possible way (who can argue otherwise? We show more mercy to mass murders and rapists than to those whose brains do not function “up to par”) through the actions of a godless judiciary and an adulterous husband who is living with another woman and has already fathered children with her, there will be no end to the commentaries and discussion. So I wish to look at the foundational issue that will not be discussed at all in the MSM (mainstream media): the culture of death that has blossomed in Western culture.”

White then goes on to say, “I truly believe the speed with which Western culture has embraced a view of mankind that is utterly opposed to God’s truth is a mark of His judgment coming upon a culture that has shown its deep hatred of His law and His rulership over mankind.” And later, when explaining the title of his article, “when culture as a whole embraces the idea that man is merely an animal, the random result of the chance toss of the cosmic die, a purposeless biological accident without any meaningful superiority to an ape, a dog, or a microbe, no firm basis can be provided for a culture of compassion and life.”

He concludes, “Terri Schiavo is gone, but the forces that killed her are not only still with us, but they are now setting their sights upon doing more and more to continue to suppress the truth of God in culture.”

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