I thought we already had this discussion but the search function didn't find it.
So, here it is, the question of why we go to war. I assume that the majority here
doesn't like war and that the majority of almost all countries will dislike
war if asked (without previous propaganda). I'd...
I think the vote was great.
"UNITED NATIONS, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Marking one year of war, Ukraine and Russia lobbied countries at the United Nations on Wednesday for backing ahead of a vote by the 193-member General Assembly that the United States declared will "go down in history."
Will there be a holiday and fireworks in New York? Or will it not? Are the authorities canceling all holidays, will there be deathly silence? The more unbearable life is, the richer the holiday has to be and the brighter the fireworks.
They say, condemningly: "a feast during the plague." But you...
That is what I see happening.
The world events are fully reflecting both the promise of a United Future and the destruction of an old dysfunctional Old World Order.
So when will we get there, the Baha'i Universal House of Justice offered this in the 1985 Peace Message.
"Whether peace is to...
Why didn't Biden put Putin on the list of sponsors of terrorism? Are they all friends and play games out of boredom?
We, in Europe, have made suicide. We all will die this winter. We are out of gas and oil. But USA is not willing to go to Heaven this winter?
We are out of gas and oil. But...
please, debate this.
For we are not fighting against flesh-and-blood enemies, but against evil rulers and authorities of the unseen world, against mighty powers in this dark world, and against evil spirits in the heavenly places.
Does the intensity of the fight depend on the...
DEBATE IS WELCOMED.
Small praises, if deserved, maintain warm relations for a long time. If you see
our differences, keep silent (do not let the interlocutor understand that there are
differences between you and him) if the issue is not very serious or dangerous.
Adam has already stated this...
Here are the principles for this movement:
We are rooted in a moral analysis based on our deepest religious and constitutional values that demand justice for all. Moral revival is necessary to save the heart and soul of our democracy.
We are committed to lifting up and...
One can hate the act or war.
One can hate the act of tyranny.
That hate guides people to not being warlike, to not be a tyrant.
Yet the hate does not extend beyond the actions, to the person/s, as all have the capacity to change, to not embrace war or tyranny as a way of life.
A virtue based...
Could there be war between Russia and the West? Strategists predict what could happen next (msn.com)
I think the 100 seconds until WW3 is a wrong value. Please recalculate the clock:
Doomsday Clock - Wikipedia
How the image of a besieged and victimized Russia came to be so ingrained in the country's psyche
In a March 25, 2022, speech to Russia’s leading cultural figures, Putin asserted that all of these actions – whether military, economic or cultural – amount to a single, concentrated plan by the...
God is likened to the Sun, the source of light and life.
Thus Godless is the exact opposite, it is darkness and death.
So from a faith perspective, Godliness is being made alive in the light of God which is all the virtues.
In that context, a person of faith is to look for the light, from no...
In fact, including the Donbas field, Ukraine seems to have not one, but two potentially rich fields of shale gas that remain unexploited to this day:
Could it be that the independence of the Donbas republics and the Russian invasion were at least in part motivated by a need...
Source: Ukraine refugees given right to live in EU for three years
Here are two interesting perspectives on the treatment of Ukrainian vs. other war refugees by the EU and its member states:
Help for Ukraine's fleeing refugees shows the power of support when the political will is there...
War Today—Is it Ever Justified or Necessary? (jw.org)
God’s View of War Today
Today people are being oppressed. Many repeatedly cry out to God for relief and wonder if relief will ever come. Does God hear their cries for help? And what about those who resort to warfare to bring an end to their...
The overwhelming support for a UN resolution condemning Russia’s invasion shows that countries around the world see it as attacking global norms. Yet policymakers also view the crisis in terms of their own national interest. Crisis Group experts assess the war from thirteen vantage points.