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Voice of the Day: Thomas Merton on Nonviolence

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Very often people object that nonviolence seems to imply passive acceptance of injustice and evil and therefore that it is a kind of cooperation with evil. Not at all. The genuine concept of nonviolence implies not only active and effective resistance to evil but in fact a more effective resistance… But the resistance which is taught in the Gospel is aimed not at the evil-doer but at evil in its source.
- Thomas Merton
from Passion For Peace
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Eric

posted September 18, 2007 at 1:12 pm


Is he talking about Satan?



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Payshun

posted September 18, 2007 at 1:23 pm


Satan, death, destruction, violence, hatred. Pick your poison.
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