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An eye for an eye UNTIL the Old Testament's "eye for an eye" is adopted then killers like Levi Bellfield, who murdered 13-year-old Milly Dowler as she walked past his home in 2002, have the gall to shrug off the crime as if it didn't matter.
When tensions erupt, adds Trpkovski, almost nobody ever goes by the things that Jesus said- "If somebody slaps you on the right cheek, offer him your left cheek" and neither by the sharia "tooth for a tooth, an eye for an eye".
He was against revenge; he was against "an eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth".
As long as "an eye for an eye" dominates Middle East thought and behavior, there is little hope of peaceable solutions to Iraq's civil war.