Syria’s Christians: A Population at Risk

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“Buridan’s Ass” comes to mind as citizens ponder what to think and what to favor in the Syrian civil war. Look it up: this is the dilemma of Buridan’s ass (named after philosopher John Buridan). Poised equidistantly between two equally attractive bales of hay, the animal had no reason to choose one bale over the other. Unable to decide, he starved.

  • Sister Geraldine M. Wagner

    Syrian Christians, as with most Middle Eastern Christians (and Jews), are in trouble with Islamists. There are no easy answers but I will say this: Any person who teaches children to hate isn’t doing them a favor. On the contrary! Hatred destroys the person who hates and “Violence is an enemy to justice.”