That Mote is Really Annoying Me!It appears to be a meme.
Some of you will recall that when the AUT recently boycotted the evil
Well it looks like the Disciples of Christ just borrowed that tried and true method. While sitting safe and whole thousands of miles away from any direct terrorist threat, their Assembly has joined the United Church of Christ and the Anglican Church in calling for Israel to dismantle its safety wall, erected to prevent more terrorist bombs from exploding, killing actual people and maiming the survivors for life.
Moreover, they took this vote after denying the privilege of speaking to a representative of the Wiesenthal Center, which had specifically arranged to send Tzippi Cohen, a survivor of the Cafe Hillel bombing, to speak to them before they voted.
What was that again about casting the first stone?
Or criticizing the mote that is in thy brother's eye while ignoring the beam in thine own?
Oh, but that would require a muscular approach to observing the Church's teaching oneself and possibly the exercise of some self restraint -- and moral indignation is so much more fun, especially when exercised at someone else's expense!
Previous posts on the subject:
Finally, Good News from Israel on that absurd AUT Boycott