So I want your opinion about this, It's a difficult and even sensitive topic, but I need the candid truth and I know you will give me that. I trust you guys. I've been more or less more active lately, Well, Honestly I've been crazy active, I havent been around as much as I would like, So, I thought I would drop a tiny piece of my life down here for discussion. I have Family in Indiana, They have always been extremely wealthy snobs who think they are better than everyone else. That's not me slamming on them, They are this way. My cousin Kathy Who is the only family member up there of about thirty people who actually speaks to me, Wanted to organize a Family reunion. So, Her and I have been organizing this massive get together. Now, here is the thing, A point of contention to my entire family, Is an uncle we have... Let us just say he has committed the worst crime you can imagine, "Yeah" It's that one, The one you are thinking. So Many of the family have sent their invitations back stating they are not coming if this man comes to the reunion. I was even Attacked by several of them. Just for calling him, my uncle. They tried to force me to disown him. I don't believe in disowning people. I believe the man spent twenty-five years in prison and was released into society by the state of Indiana. So I made my point clear, He Did the worst thing a person can do by the measure of today's society many of the family have disowned him, They make valid points. And they are entitled to disown him. I bear them no ill will for that. What does piss me off is they are ready and willing to disown me for offering the man a hot meal. Look the world is a hard harsh place with much evil in it. And I understand rightfully if someone doesn't want to associate with someone who has done this thing he did. However, there is empathy, there is this part to me that sees a man who has lost everything even his family he is an outcast who people even wish death upon. I do not support what he did. But, hate is a thing I've spent my entire life fighting against. Hate never fixed anything, It never healed anyone. And to a lesser degree, I feel If I do let myself feel things like anger and hate this would be really mentally unhealthy for me. So the Crux of this is, I have an Uncle, Who did do the bad thing that no one should ever do, He is now out of prison, And he served twenty-five years. I feel, That By the decree of the state, He has paid for his crimes, and I should be able to give him a hot meal to eat without people hating me for doing this... Now, I have been honest with you, about the entire subject. Am I an evil person for not Disowning him like the rest of the family? It's not like I condone what he did. Or support what he did. I just don't have bitterness and hate in me, I've spent too long removing those kinds of negative emotions and I don't want to feel hate and bitterness. What do you guys think? I really do want your opinions on this. Because My family in Indiana was and will be less understanding than you guys.