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I wish they could change

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Submitted by Roger E. Nasiff (United States), Aug 14, 2002 at 11:53

Dear Dan,

I too wish that evil people could change. The problem is that they choose not to. It is true that they need to change to be good people. But the fact is, our wishing that they will change does not mean they wish to change. They speak what they believe and it is not Christian. They follow a different god and do not accept the law of "love your neighbor".

Our wishful thoughts and our desire to paint everyone with the brush of our beliefs does not make them what we want them to be.

They are what they want to be. The Quran tells us what they are and want to be...

We have some influence on our kids, but these people aren't our kids.
It is not wrong for us to say what they are. A murderer is a murderer. It is not wrong to call a person what they are. It is actually necessary for us to be clear minded and truthful so that we know our enemies. These people are the enemies of a free society such as ours. We have to truthful on this or we will continue to be plagued by them because we will allow them to operate freely among us, preying on our weaknesses as they belive they must do.

I pray that you see this clearly and use your strength to state this truth clearly.

Rog
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