i could probably kill someone if i was afraid enough. i don’t think anger would be sufficient. i am against capital punishment, regardless of the crime, but i am not necessarily against cruel and unusual punishment for certain crimes. i am against war, and the killing of innocents by my government with my proxy twists my stomach into knots, but i don’t believe that elimination of all military action by the United States is necessarily a good thing or that it would result in a reduction of civilian deaths.
here is a very good explanation – written before it happened – of why Obama was awarded the Nobel Prize.
thanks to for the link.