Forgiveness, is it the only way forward in our society today? Or simply a week watered-down solution to cover up the cracks that we have no answers to?
This is a discussion often had by religious leaders, about societies were violence is increasing.
Many people in my circle, know that I also for gave the man who murdered my husband back in 2005. Then there’s the inspirational Eva Kor, who lost all her family in the Nazi concentration camps after being horribly tortured & experimented on -but ended up forgiving her publically forgiving her captors. I Believe strongly that we are all victims of something. My husband was the victim of his killer & of his own karma & his killer was also a victim of his own karma, of society & of the values with which he was raised. Of course not everyone will agree with my views, and that’s why these debates are so wonderful. Some people will feel capital punishment is the only way forward, and that getting rid of the perpetrators is the only way to save the world in which we live. Others will be of the view that forgiveness should always prevail…..
Here I have two very powerful questions for debate: