posted on Aug, 12 2011 @ 07:50 PM
I still think it is funny and ironic how a thread made to transcend anger has developed into petty bickering and arguing.
Lord Buddha did not teach to sit by and watch injustice. He actually stopped such abuses with compassion and wisdom.
If we continue to be dominated by anger... continue to live in vengeance... if we perpetually live by the principle of an eye for an eye, who then
will be left with sight to see? Jesus said to live by the sword is to die by the sword.
The very ones that are murdering, maiming, raping, oppressing, and dropping bombs have cultivated anger, greed, apathy, hate, and separation within
themselves. If we react in the same manner, where does the suffering end? Revenge may give temporary relief, but vengeance only breeds more
vengeance... how will the cycle end In such instances, revenge only serves the temporary desires of the victim, but it does not serve the benefit of a
Martin Luther King Jr. had the right idea of how to combat wickedness. It must be openly addressed... it must be taken out of the shadows and shouted
from the roof tops for all to see... then with proactive Love, Compassion, Forgiveness, and Understanding can wickedness be transcended and suffering