Right or Wrong?

Right or wrong? If something is one or the other, who decides? I believe that we are born with a broad sense of what is right and what is wrong, and different factors like our environment and our parents nurturing help us further determine to ourselves these ethical decisions. However, what if anything was not really a matter of right and wrong? What if things just happen? Let’s take for example our war on terror after 9/11. We feel anger, even hatred, towards Osama and the other initiators of this deed. I am a New Yorker, and at the time, I almost personally went looking for his punk ass. We are doing what we feel is “right” in going to the Middle East and establishing some sort of justice. But, if you think about it, terrorists do what they deem is right when they perform these acts of terror. Actually, they feel it is so right, and they believe in their actions so, so much, that they are willing to die for their beliefs and for their people. In America, there is a very mixed consensus as to how we should react and carry on. We as a country cannot agree unanimously on any actions we should take, and our soldiers may die for our country, but how many Americans will go to the extent that some people go to for their country or religious beliefs? Martyrdom for us Americans seems to be an absurd option. Oh well, I’m losing my train of thought here. Until next time………

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