A classmate adds his thoughts on “bystanders” in the wake of a beating on an Edmonton LRT witnessed by more than a dozen people. The victim, who has died from injuries sustained in the attack, pleaded for his attacker to “stop, stop, stop”. No one did anything….

"As I mused, the fire burned"

I am presently struggling my way through a talk for Saturday night on the subject of integrity. For a person that has spent most of his adult life studying the question, I’m finding it surprisingly hard to put words to paper.

Three things caught my eye. The first, a blog post by a classmate of mine, concerning a gentleman who was pushed onto the subway tracks in NYC and killed by a train…his post begins discussing the freelance photographer who captured photos of the man just before he was killed, apparently while he was trying to use his flash to warn the driver. The second is the post by theologian John Stackhouse noted below, about our role in evil. The third was this story, very close to home, about a man beaten to death on an LRT train on last Friday afternoon. A beating that took place while…

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