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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-16-05 10:02 AM
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11. Turning the cheek may have been an empowerment move, not a
pacificism one.

Jesus never raised an army despite telling people to buy swords for defending themselves. And he never defended Himself, despite what was done to Him. And as for the turning over the tables in the temple court, I don't believe anyone was actually hurt during that incident.

So for myself I interpret Him and His actions as leaning toward peace and not war.

Big surprise there, eh? :P
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