No Joy - UPDATED!!

"I mourn the loss of thousands of precious lives, 
but I will not rejoice in the death of one, 
not even an enemy. 
Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, 
adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. 
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. 
Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that." 


- Unknown - 


*Apparently this is NOT a quote from Martin Luther King, Jr. so I have removed his name from it. Thank you Shea!  However, I still agree with it and it reflects my feelings about the current situation regarding Osama Bin Laden's death.

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  1. truer words can not be spoken...

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  2. I hate to be the bearer of bad news but that quote is a fake. Here are two sites saying so:

    http://www.baltimoresun.com/entertainment/bthesite/the-ridiculous-report-blog/bal-bin-ladens-death-spurs-spread-of-fake-martin-luther-king-jr-quote-on-facebook-20110502,0,3559287.story

    http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2011/05/out-of-osamas-death-a-fake-quotation-is-born/238220/

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