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Death By Insanity

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FACT: We are all going to die. It cannot be prevented. None of us will live to enjoy the 120 years in the life of Moses. But we can and we must enjoy the years which God has given to us. And we should pray that when the angel of death eventually visits us it should be a peaceful and painless visit. A normal death by old age or by illness. But never a death caused by the insanity of one who has no respect for life.

I think back to the insane deaths of two great American presidents, Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy and the tragic death of our past prime minister Yitzchak Rabin, may their memories be blessed.

Their lives were stolen by madmen who had disagreed with their policies and practices and who took it upon themselves to end life. For those madmen who followed the insane pathways the only right way was by the ballot or by the bullet. And sadly they chose the bullet.

As I follow the daily news reports from our Israeli press and television media I have an inner fear that another sick-minded person may choose the insanity of death, aiming to end the lives of our prime minister and his family, God forbid. It must not happen. It must never happen. Sanity must be the choice in the way we live our lives.

Many of us, perhaps even most of us,........

© The Times of Israel (Blogs)

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