I want to say something to those of you who are “outraged” at the death of the Silverback Gorilla that was shot to save a young boy’s life. I’m typing to the people “blaming” the parents. Having worked as a respiratory technician in a mid-size city emergency room for a few years, I know children often get away from good, loving, caring, alert parents for "just a split second." Real life happens.
I would shoot a dozen gorillas to save one human child’s life. I would cry. I would feel good and bad, but I would pull the trigger. The Zoo had NO choice. The end. As for the parents?
"…Then they reminded Jesus that adultery was punishable by stoning under Mosaic law and challenged him to judge the woman so that they might then accuse him of disobeying the law. Jesus thought for a moment and then replied, “He that is without sin among you, let him cast the first stone at her.”