Monday, June 12, 2006

When Unborn Children are Routinely Killed, Compassion Itself Dies

Insightful opponents of abortion have, for four decades now, been warning about the 'slippery slope" which Western culture fell onto with the legalization and other promotions of abortion. They argued that mistreatment of other powerless human beings would surely follow: disrespect for the disabled, euthanasia schemes for malformed infants and elderly people, and dramatic increases in child and elderly abandonment and abuse.

It has all happened. And, without a spiritual revival in the cultures that have so passionately embraced selfishness and cruelty, it will only get worse.

Here is just one example, courtesy the BBC, of how compassion is dying in a formerly Christian nation.