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Your religion or philosophy is that of either peace or war. Whichever it be is of your choosing alone, as I for one cannot make moral decisions on your behalf. Have no doubt, however, that should my blood be spilled then such sacrilege would never be in the name of peace. For my blood is sacred, as is your own.
originally posted by: MagnaCarta2015
There's a well known saying within martial arts: Only a warrior can choose pacifism, others are condemned to it.
For most it's not a conscious decision at all but a fear based declaration of inaction disguised as a meaningful and wilful action. Most of our growth as human beings comes from struggle and suffering, to simply wish for an end to it is to accept stagnation.