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Achieving peace

Discussion in 'Other Discussions' started by Crabtownboy, May 17, 2013.

  1. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member
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    Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson



     
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    True, but sometimes you have to first get the attention of those you wish peace with; as in taking that proverbial 2x4 upside the head of that proverbial mule!!:thumbs::thumbs:
     
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    If we had not dropped the A-Bombs in'45, how much longer would it have been before we had peace?
    and if Japan did win, what kind of "peace" would we have had? チャンスは、私たちは日本語を話すされていたされている
     
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    Sometimes violence is the only way to achieve peace. This quote by Emerson sounds like something our president would believe--if there's a bully, just talk 'em to death and they'll come around. Nope, that's not the way it works.
     
  5. Tom Bryant

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    True peace will come only when the Prince of Peace rules, not through understanding.

    Violence can purchase freedom. You work in a country whose freedom was purchased through the violence of soldiers in WW 2.
     
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