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Featured Pacifism, the Lamb of God

Discussion in 'Theological Concepts' started by MonkeyFire, Jul 14, 2019.

  1. MonkeyFire

    MonkeyFire Well-Known Member

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    If you had the power to make yourself safe only using inner peace and equanimity (pacifism) would you? If you knew about the relationship between peace of mind, and love, and happiness would you do it, or would you go on getting happiness from violence? To be happy and safe at the same would be nirvana.
     
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    Violence is sometimes necessary.
     
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    We use equanimity as inner peace and turn our own sufferings and dangers to naught and make ourselfs safe. Even if I had to fight, as it is, cops can easily claim to non-violence and do the same job. And, you cant kill a demon because it's by nature a facet of nothingness. Violence is no help and is left as illegal so we don't have to feel bad for it.
     
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    Violence is obsolete and is angry because his time is short.
     
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    Violence isn't a person, it is a tool. Like when you take a hammer and hit a nail on the head. It is just like that.
     
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    I believe in LOVE.
     
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    Do you really even know what that word means? I doubt it.
     
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    If you don't love, you don't know God, because God is love.
     
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    I'd rather bring the sword. Ruining relationships, breaking laws I don't agree with, scattering people's money all over the floor and cussing people. No need to take other people's garbage, when I know I'm right.
     
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    Sometimes some people need to have their **** tossed over.
     
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    "Live by the sword die by the sword."
    "Damn and be damned."
     
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    It's a more exciting life, so I wouldn't mind getting pierced in the gut at the end.
     
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    And pacifism is a much happier life.
     
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    I am 100% agree with @ Monkeyfire
     
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    I like getting my hands a bit bloody from time to time when necessary. Pacifism has never really been a well-known Abrahamic trait.
    G-d also has a rather fierce aspect and commands battles, leads armies and purges peoples.
     
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    Not according to everyday news, its running rampart. I don't think inner peace means to withdraw from addressing the question of violence inflicted on others.
     
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    Because we believe in justice.
     
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    God mentions pacifism at least 5 times through out the bible including the beginning and end; the forbidden fruit, the first commandment, non-resistence, the first horseman of the apocalypse who conquers, and armageddon the final battle between good and evil. The rest of the bible is about the fall of man and basically is why Jesus was martyred.

    You wouldn't need violence in anyway if you were constantly happy.

    ...without violence?
     
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