Reacting To Osama Bin Laden

May 4, 2011 by  
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Much has been discussed about the explosive commemorations that broke out in different parts of our country.  Defenders say it was and it is a natural response to ten years of pent up anger and despair. Others say it brought a sense of completion; “Mission accomplished.” While others suggest patriotism is the core reason.

I understand all of it, but think happiness and excitement might be misguided reactions as a response to death.  By doing so we miss out on the significance of closure and death.  I am by no means saying this man shouldn’t have been hunted down.  But what the death of Osama Bin Laden brings home is how human beings can be filled with so much hatred and destruction that causes others to have to destroy them.

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