But in this case the shiny golden looking thermal wraps embrace immigrants rescued from the Mediterranean. In this case the great human (godlike) attribute of overwhelming compassion
is what wraps these desperate people.
The really great thing here is that all the arguments about religions, politics,wars, rights and wrongs – all have been subjugated in favour of the most important reason of all – saving human life.
The rest of the prattle,waffle and arguments can come later…for now, the priority is rescue, saving life.
Here lies the greatest challenge to the major religions and religio/politico powers in this world. Here is the yardstick by which your integrity and understanding of the One God shall be measured: when you place the God-given preciousness of life above all else, then, and only then, can you claim to have heard the voice of God, the voice of humanity, the voice of decency.