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He said that human life was sacrosanct, at every stage, from conception to old age and infirmity. He said that no human power had the right to murder innocent life. How ironic and horrifying that he died within days of the judicial murder of the utterly innocent Terri Schiavo.
To take a stand for human life above political correctness, above feminism, above the tenor of the day that life is often an inconvenience — what a hero. The ocean is crashing against the breakers below my room, and I keep thinking that this Pope was as indomitable as the ocean. He could be called home, but he could not be broken.
He was the best friend the human spirit has had in a very long time.p> Ben Stein is a writer, actor, economist, and lawyer in Beverly Hills and Malibu. His “Diary” appears in every issue of The American Spectator. This installment ran in the June TAS. To subscribe, please click here. br> /p>