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Originally posted by infinite
The question you pose is quite disturbing and the answer your friend gave even more. No one should consider an act of terrorism.
Originally posted by Alkhemist
Originally posted by brotherhood89
in reflection to my last post, I really couldnt kill an innocent child
but i just want all the bad things that those illuminati/NWO people have done to others, done to them
I used to feel the same way: If someone broke into my house one night and killed my spouse, I believed I should/could easily blow that person away (assuming I got to a gun first, etc.). As time went on, I realized a very important truth. There is no difference between revenge and the original murder except that with "revenge" we tell ourselves that we are somehow "better" than the criminal. Same goes for capital punishment.
This isn't implying that I would be above having those feelings of murderous rage if someone hurt a member of my family. Of course, I would! But the reality is that killing someone to "prove" that killing is wrong, or even killing because we feel justified, is still killing. It does absolutely nothing for anyone.
As a species, we're extremely violent, and this is exactly what we need to evolve out of if we have any hope of making it through the next 50-100 years. Yes, there are still people doing horrible things to others (Bush, Cheney, etc.), but we only perpetuate the problem by playing on the same level.
Extremes, by definition, cannot exist without their opposite.
*We have to learn not to fall asleep every time we experience a strong emotion!*
Even a positive emotion like Love is a wonderful thing, but love without wisdom is useless.