m a y - t h e - f o u r t h - b e - w i t h - y o u

To commemorate the international Star Wars day, I would usually post up a Star Wars Lego video this time of the year. However, the news over the passed few days on the death of Al Qaeda's leader, Osama Bin Laden, has really taken the light to my attention. The passing of the world's most wanted terrorist was labeled as EKIA (Enemy Killed In Action) on the 3rd of May, 2011. Has Osama been dead for seven years? Was Osama murdered to avoid trials and further interrogations, which will lead to the injustice of human rights? Or is Osama still alive and his death has been plotted as a decoy in the concern of security related reasons? All conspiracy theories aside, the day of his annihilation is the day when the rejoicing begins. I am not in a place where I have the right to say much in this matter as I did not lose anyone close to me during the terrorist attacks but I know that celebrating and dancing in the streets for the death of any is not of good example. May the fourth be with you America!

Martin Luther King Jr.
"Love your enemies." Because if you hate your enemies, you have no way to redeem and to transform your enemies. But if you love your enemies, you will discover that at the very root of love is the power of redemption. You just keep loving people and keep loving them, even though they’re mistreating you. (“Loving Your Enemies,” Sermon Delivered at Dexter Avenue Baptist Church**)
I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, but I will not rejoice in the death of one, not even an enemy. Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. (Page 53 of the 1963 book The Strength To Love in the chapter entitled “Loving Your Enemies”)
Kristen Breitweiser (9/11 Widow and Activist)
...it breaks my heart to witness young Americans cheer any death -- even the death of a horrible, evil, murderous person -- like it is some raucous tailgate party on a college campus.  

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