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RE: Theos-World Re: being for peace is based upon correct insight

Oct 30, 2001 03:07 PM
by nos

Do you see how your upbringing prejudices your thoughts?


|-----Original Message-----
|From: Etzion Becker [] 
|Sent: Wednesday, 31 October 2001 6:48 AM
|Subject: Re: Theos-World Re: being for peace is based upon 
|correct insight
|Cool girl, my cup of tea. Army tea of course, as we used to 
|have it, with sand and salt. The sardines together with jam. 
|:-) Etzion (also an ex army
|----- Original Message -----
|From: Monica Suzuki <>
|To: <>
|Sent: Tuesday, October 30, 2001 7:49 PM
|Subject: Theos-World Re: being for peace is based upon correct insight
|> You must be mistaken if you think I am a pacifist. I come 
|from a long 
|> line of samurai warriors and most of them were not Buddhists.
|> I happen to agree with "being for peace is based upon the correct 
|> insight." Whenever wars are started, there are three kinds 
|of people:
|> 1. The first kind are those who speak about doom, final destruction, 
|> annihilation. They pump fear into the hearts of people, 
|using fear to 
|> control or exploit them.
|> 2. The second kind of people are those who are very rosy and goody- 
|> goody. Everything is beautiful and just right for them. They are 
|> satisfied with life. These people allow evil to spread roots and 
|> branch out in such an immensity that others find themselves 
|> of fighting against it and stopping its growth. Because of their 
|> goody-goodiness, they indirectly encourage those kinds of activities 
|> which eventually lead people into destruction. These people are not 
|> only optimistic fools, but also cowards, who allow evil to 
|grow around 
|> them.
|> 3. The third kind of people are those who see the danger, the 
|> corruption, the pollution, and the evil of terrorism and take 
|> conscious action to prevent its expansion, without pessimism 
|but with 
|> inflamed optimism. They see the situation clearly. They see the 
|> difficulties and obstacles on the path. They see the growing 
|power of 
|> evil; but they never lose their hope of victory over evil. 
|This third 
|> kind of people belongs to the race of heroes. They know that all 
|> events going on upon Earth are watched by Higher Forces. They know 
|> that there exists higher resources of energy which, in unexpected 
|> times, come to the rescue.
|> Monica
|> Honorably discharged veteran, ex-SSG of the U.S. Army
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