On the elimination of the suffering

Posted on May 7, 2013 
Filed under Opinion, Sydney Diocese

Dr Megan Best“Why is it, as soon as we see someone suffering, that we so quickly think of eliminating the sufferer?

Is it that we think that their suffering is so bad that they would be better off dead than to continue as they are?

Or is it that we are fearful that their suffering would only increase if they were to continue to live in a society which is unwilling to change so that their needs will be met? Or are we concerned that we would suffer because of them?…”

– Dr Megan Best asks some challenging questions in this article at SydneyAnglicans.net. (Photo: Matthias Media.)