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In yesterday’s Washington Times, Scott Galupo reported on a recent appearance by novelist Isabel Allende on the Diane Rehm Show. (The item is not online.) Discussing September 11, Allende said, “I do believe that if there is individual karma, I think that the nations have the same karmic responsibility, that a nation cannot do wrong and not pay for it. Sooner or later, you pay for the violence, you pay for the destruction. You cannot go around trashing and not be held responsible for it.” Galupo writes, “There was no challenge from Miss Rehm, and Miss Allende continued to muse on things karmic, saying that the United States ‘will pay’ similarly for its liberation of Iraq.”


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