Letter to the Editor

Warriors, scholars

Thursday, March 10, 2005

Dear Editor,

I feel prompted to reply to a letter submitted by Patrick L. Tolle to this column on 3-8 A.D. 2005 ["How about Iraq?" (http://www.mccookgazette.com/story/1090856.html)].

Please allow me to quote the Marine Corps training manual, which says; "The nation that makes too great a distinction between its scholars and its warriors will have scholars who are cowards and warriors who are fools."

Patrick, if you can't see the difference between murdering a helpless baby who can't defend itself (abortion) and defending one's family and country, then any further discussion would be useless and time-consuming. Abortion and human stem cell research are identical in the fact that it is snuffing out a life for experimentation purposes, or convenience.


George R. Anderson,


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