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Pilgrimage to Nonviolence

On Dec 6, 2011 Catherine Todd wrote:

kvakutty wrote: "Non violence is the highest virtue. It means not haming another by thought word or deed..."

This sentence, in all it's stark reality and simplicity, really struck me.

I would say that I NEVER "harm another by deed" but I will ALWAYS harm another by word. In fact, I was raised that way, and I am completely justified in my own mind; it's instantaenous and it's so wrong. Now I really have something to think about. Think, Practice, Do. Become. Gracias, amigo.



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