Thursday, April 29, 2010

Castrate or Celebrate, That Is the Question

While there is an argument to be made, as Malaysian senator Ahmad Hussin does, that fathers who abandon their children should be castrated, let's not rush too quickly to judgment. Perhaps there is a good reason; perhaps there is a backstory that explains the situation in a way that touches hearts across the galaxy; perhaps it is even strong and good enough to serve as the basis for saccharin sentiments — something like Hallmark's new Star Wars-themed Father's Day cards ultimately celebrating the love of Luke and abandoning-pop Vader.

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