Vengeance Is Mine Saith the Lord…and CIA and al-Qaeda


Article by Correspondent Dallas Darling. Probably for good reason, Judaic-Christian-Islamic writers warned that vengeance belonged to God and God alone. This is especially true when considering the social ramifications caused by vengeance and revenge-an exact punishment done to someone for a harm, such as an eye for an eye and a life for a life. The social problem with revenge is that retaliations tend to exceed the original injury or transgression, often by a great deal.(1) At the same time, it is regrettable that there has not been enough attention given to the irrational emotions and absurd thoughts over how revenge and vengeance were motivating factors leading to the rise…

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