O death, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?
Don K. Preston D. Div.
The horrible situation at Penn State University is dominating the news, as it rightfully should. Everyone is appalled at the accusation that a football coach has allegedly been guilty of sexually abusing young men over an extended period of time, while the university authorities kept silent, and in fact, sat back as he actually continued to abuse defenseless young men. The scandal has resulted in the revered coach Joe Paterno being fired.
Commentator after commentator has expressed outrage, disgust and revulsion over what has happened. But there is something missing, and of course it will continue to be missed or overlooked in this entire discussion, and that is the utter hypocrisy of atheism when it comes to situations like this. Let me explain.