Don't trust the world
Op-ed: World's indifference to Syria brutality reminds us that we shouldn't trust it to save us
The bodies lying in the streets of Homs, in Syria, are not only horrifying; they also serve as a warning sign. This is not a warning about the cruelty of dictators, but rather, about the world’s indifference.
However, if all
people were good in essence, there would be no bodies lying in Homs.
“What if the other side does not act as it is expected to, and instead hurls at us fire and plagues and poisons and possibly even nuclear weapons?
“What will you do then? Will you ask for forgiveness? Will you say ‘we were wrong’? Will you send us bandages? Will you open orphanages for the children who survived? Will you pray for our souls?”