Elayne Riggs' Journal (for Leah)

Tuesday, August 26, 2003

Ignorance is No Excuse

Dwight Meredith (link at sidebar) tells the heartbreaking story of Torrance Cantrell, an 8-year-old autistic child killed by American religious fanatics. This is the kind of all-too-common tragedy that makes it very difficult to keep reminding myself that religion doesn't always lead to evil deeds. Update: And some New Age'y beliefs and fads are just as horrific, as Trish Wilson (link at sidebar) reminds us.