Do we Really Understand why Murder is Wrong?

It appears that the right to property may often still remain more intuitive than the right to life. We see this in the Bible when Ahab is not willing to steal Naboth’s vineyard, but is willing to have him killed, so that the property will no longer be his.  

And lest we think this outrageous, it may not be so different than the increasingly common type of behavior wherein we seek to silence those who disagree with us. While obviously not quite the same as murder, it reflects a type of negation that bespeaks a desire to eliminate another person altogether. To read more at the Jewish Press, click here

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