Posts Tagged ‘Devil Take the Youngest’

Devil Take the Youngest and Our Crisis of Meaning

The apparent gassing of 45 innocent men, women and children recently in Syria stunned the world–again. Chemical agents remain a hideous way to die, and every word of disgust leveled at the Assad regime (and its proxies, Russia and Iran) for committing this barbaric crime are well deserved.

U.N. Ambassador Nicki Haley’s blistering words stand out as the most poignant and clear response on the subject.

All innocent deaths are tragic. But when they involve children or youth, something inside of us revolts at the insanity and injustice.

Yet, the truth about juvenile deaths is much bigger than Syrian chlorine attacks. The devil remains committed to taking out the youngest–on both ends of the spectrum.

Read More