So do as you will, make your choices, follow your heart and pursue your dreams, but know this; You will answer to your Creator for all those things and bear the responsibility for your choices and decisions. "Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth; and let thy heart cheer thee in the days of thy youth, and walk in the ways of thine heart, and in the sight of thine eyes: but know thou, that for all these things God will bring thee into judgment." Ecc.11:9.
Common Senses Commentary: The pilot below expresses, in his open letter to Muslims in America, exactly what most or our citizens are thinking. Most of us know that almost all "racism" in our country is no longer about white people discriminating against "innocent" people with a darker skin. Yes, I know, at least half of dark skinned people still think that's the problem, but today, dark skinned prejudice against whites has become an even bigger problem. That racist pendulum has swung to the other side of the clock, dark against white, and may, indeed, swing back again if all races do not stop it in the middle. Most prejudice among Americans today, however, dark or white, is not about color of skin, but is a result of the extreme "political" and "religious" differences. Such things as the hatred expressed in the 911 Muslim terrorist's attack against TheWorld Trade Center ... all humanity, who are not Muslims. I mean by that ... that Muslim fanatical terrorists, by their horrific, vicious and indiscriminate murder of 3000 of our people in the name of their religion, has resulted in a distrust of their religion, which is what motivates them to continually commit such atrocities. I am not ashamed to admit that I do not trust Muslims who, though they are not terrorists, will not openly condemn those of their religion who are. If professing Christians were killing innocent people, of any faith, you know I would condemn them openly, and take up arms against them if necessary. Harmless Muslims should... no, must do the same. Otherwise, no matter what the cost of doing so, to them might be, they will not deserve our trust. RB
YOU WORRY ME!
Please, no more benign overtures of regret for the death of the innocent, because I worry about who you regard as innocent.... No more benign overtures of condemnation for the unprovoked attacks, because I worry about what is unprovoked to you. I am not interested in any more sympathy; I am interested only in action.
What will you do for America - our great country - at this time of continuing crisis, at this time of war?