Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor | Remarks ‘haunting’

In New York recently, Bin Laden’s son-in-law was found guilty of inciting terror in a civil trial. This was a triumph of the rule of law, as our attorney general said. But the son-in-law, speaking in his own defense, said that for all the vicious animosity, he had spoken in part to bring mercy to bear on the quarrel. For all of his hate-filled speech, he had, with his better nature, hoped for reconciliation between our positions.

I am glad he was found guilty, but I am haunted by that remark, in part, we have each destroyed our enemies, but if we could have opened our hearts together, we might have healed the world.

John Harris

State College