Subject: Re: Respect others bodies and property
Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2002 01:30:53 GMT
NNTP-Posting-Date: Sun, 13 Oct 2002 21:30:53 EDT
Organization: Cox Communications
Won't and can't work. Not until after the Rapture, return of Christ - THEN
it will be so.
"Dylon" wrote in message
> And do unto others as you would have them do to you.
> Why can't the world learn this?
> Certainly harming people back is not better. We have "Justice" so that
people who feel
> "wronged" can feel "righted." And because some of the evil people in this
world know only
> power. Unfortunately it seems some of these people do not even listen to
> Why should they should they listen to us at all? Do you think they are
more likely to
> listen to us if we threaten them, or if we speak the truth to them?
> Everyone in the world should be able to understand that they should ALWAYS
> bodies and property and do unto others as you would have them do to you.
And why would
> evil people violate these rules?
> 1) Money
> 2) A Cause (or philosophy or religion)
> 3) Personal Hatred
> 4) They are psycho
> 5) They have power and don't care
> So there are evil people in this world, and with destructive power they
> whoever and whatever they want to, and they can threaten those who fear
them. And it is
> only with destructive power that we can arrest their destructive power,
and stop them from
> destroying before they do so. Yet I don't know if this always really the
best way to deal
> with these people. In some situations, like Nazi Germany, in which you
have huge numbers
> of people threatening to take over the world and oppress, kill, and
threaten people, it
> may be necessary to destroy them before they destroy you. Yet that's not
going to happen
> with terrorism. You can not deter or prevent it (very well). So the
question becomes, what
> to do about the 6 billion potential terrorists in the world. Preach the
> Wild animals, psychotics, and criminals have power just like Judges. And
by this measure,
> the law IS psychotic.
> So what to do?
> Teach people to love each other, I think. And then of course, you have to
think about and
> realize that this is your life, and that change in the world starts with
you. And that it
> doesn't really matter what the rest of the world does. For you will make
> impact by helping yourself and those around you.... and ultimately, there
is nothing to
> fear in this world or any other. Death is nothing. Pain is only pain when
you call it so.
> Call pleasure pain, and it becomes pain, and vice versa. Your body can be
> not your mind. This world - this life, is short and fleeting. No big deal.
Life goes on,
> and the temporal is merely temporary and has no effect on the eternal.