Osama Dead

Here’s a different perspective. A lot of people feel that they should be celebrating the death of Osama Bin Laden, but really, what’s there to celebrate? I’m confused as to what was accomplished through his death.

Was his killing symbolic? Will his death stop the countless deaths of others? Because the war on terrorism is not over. The war against intolerance and hatred is not over. Osama may no longer be a threat to the world, but by celebrating his death, you’re actually mimicking those people who cheered the terrorist attacks against America on Sept 11th. This is the same group of people we usually hold in contempt and despise for their pervasive disregard for human life. Remember that? Don’t be like that.

Because this is disgusting:

Pictures such as this one only serve to perpetuate violence and terrorist mentalities. They don’t do anyone any good. The only thing I read off a picture like this is how sick and barbaric people are. There is no celebration in death. 

10 years, 2 wars, 919,967 deaths and $1,188,263,000,000 later, one person was killed. Was it all worth it?

“We celebrate at the death of one evil man; but let us remember the countless civilians that have died in our hunt for revenge, the billions upon billions of dollars we have spent, and the level of animosity and hatred we have created in the world. There is nothing to celebrate today, but rather another day to mourn and to work even harder to build peace and justice in this world.”
— Faisal Alam

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