According to producer Gary Kurtz, the first version of the script included the death of Han Solo during a raid on an Imperial base. Kurtz says that George Lucas was concerned about how Han’s demise would impact merchandising and refused to kill any of the main characters off, which is why the movie ended in a “a teddy bear luau” instead. Kurtz and Lucas went their separate ways after this film.
Unlike the beautiful 6-year old Jonbenett Ramsey who received coverage all over the media - every tabloid, newspaper, news channel, talk show, 7-year old Aiyana Stanley was killed by a police officer during a raid while she was sleep and her murder received very little coverage.
Police, searching for a murder suspect, threw a flash grenade through the window of her family’s apartment around midnight. According to Aiyana’s father, it landed on the couch, setting Aiyana on fire. A police officer’s gun then went off, and shot Aiyana in the neck.
Aiyana was asleep on the living room sofa in her family’s apartment when Detroit police, searching for a homicide suspect, burst in and an officer’s gun went off, fatally striking the girl in the neck, family members said.
Her father, 25-year-old Charles Jones, told The Detroit News he had just gone to bed early Sunday after covering his daughter with her favorite blanket when he heard a flash grenade followed by a gunshot. When he rushed into the living room, he said, police forced him to lie on the ground, with his face in his daughter’s blood.
“I’ll never be the same. That’s my only daughter,” Jones told.
We haven’t forgotten about you baby. R.I.P.
oh my god..
A young woman performs an amazing Silat Panglipur twin sword form. The form focuses on a number of opponents, switching direction and incapacitating (killing) each one fluidly and efficiently.
Life would be a lot easier to accept if I had the comfort that sort of religion can offer. But I don’t.
I was raised in a religious family and tried so hard to find a faith that I never did.
And on top of all that, I’ve learned Judaeo-Christian ‘faith’ has hurt a lot more people than I would say it has helped, and sometimes I do wonder if it’s genuinely helped/ing those people.
But I’m not about to force my beliefs onto others. If you find happiness and fulfillment in following Jesus, that’s great, but I don’t.
And I think the biggest problem I have with Christian persons is how often they refuse to respect another’s personal choices.
Whether or not somebody decides to follow a certain faith or live by a defined code of ethics should be their choice and their choice only, and at the end of the day, it is. Regardless of how many people are putting(/forcing) their two cents in.
Not all Christian people do this, and this kind of behavior doesn’t stop with Christian faith, or any faith at all, either, but it is very very common among Christian people, and it’s not okay.