Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Schadenfreude Happens

SHAHD-n-froi-duh happens, sometimes during war, which is what we think of on Election Day and also on Veterans Day, Eleventh Hour of the Eleventh Day of the Eleventh Month of the Year.

According to Volume 1.1 of Unabridged Dictionary dot Com, shadenfreude means pleasure felt at someone else's misfortune. I know I have been guilty of that. We are cautioned against it in scripture lest the Almighty behold such evil and turn the tide to favor our enemy. Such is politics, sports, business, and war.

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