Is hate part of man’s true nature? My colleague Eric Nelson, Committee on Publication for Northern California, wrote a thoughtful article on this topic that was published in The Christian Science Monitor. Here is what Eric wrote:
Around the world and throughout history, hate has reared its ugly head. But we don’t need to accept this as an endless, inevitable cycle. Looking more deeply at what we truly are reveals a path out of hatred for victims and perpetrators alike.
It’s ironic, perhaps, that this essential element in healing hate was articulated so simply, so profoundly, by someone who had just been convicted of a hate crime.
Read more from Eric Nelson’s Monitor article.