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Re: Post your favorite quotes!
« Reply #270 on: May 14, 2016, 10:49:20 AM »
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PACIFIST: Those who ‘abjure’ violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf.

"Notes on Nationalism" - George Orwell
Happy shall he be, that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. Alleluia.

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Re: Post your favorite quotes!
« Reply #271 on: May 14, 2016, 08:07:22 PM »
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PACIFIST: Those who ‘abjure’ violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf.

"Notes on Nationalism" - George Orwell

Bovine excrement


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Re: Post your favorite quotes!
« Reply #272 on: May 14, 2016, 08:17:00 PM »
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PACIFIST: Those who ‘abjure’ violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf.

"Notes on Nationalism" - George Orwell

Bovine excrement


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I agree that it doesn't work as an absolute categorical since there are a few people who really would not resist in the face of a threat on their life or the life of a loved one. But I think Orwell is likely right about many in wealthy nations who claim to be antiviolence.
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Re: Post your favorite quotes!
« Reply #273 on: May 15, 2016, 12:28:52 AM »
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PACIFIST: Those who ‘abjure’ violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf.

"Notes on Nationalism" - George Orwell

Bovine excrement


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Excellent analysis that is surely based on a close reading of the source text.
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Re: Post your favorite quotes!
« Reply #274 on: May 15, 2016, 09:09:18 AM »
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PACIFIST: Those who ‘abjure’ violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf.

"Notes on Nationalism" - George Orwell

Bovine excrement
Selam

Naw. It simply makes me WANT to get drunk while reading it.
Except the ending.
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Re: Post your favorite quotes!
« Reply #275 on: May 16, 2016, 10:54:50 AM »
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PACIFIST: Those who ‘abjure’ violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf.

"Notes on Nationalism" - George Orwell

I think his observations of Chesterton's political Catholicism and its blind spots are instructive with regards to our own political Orthodoxy.

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« Reply #276 on: May 16, 2016, 01:23:43 PM »
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PACIFIST: Those who ‘abjure’ violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf.

"Notes on Nationalism" - George Orwell

I think his observations of Chesterton's political Catholicism and its blind spots are instructive with regards to our own political Orthodoxy.

I agree and yet do not understand. :o
Are you indicating that we, in Orthodoxy, have our blind spot agenda as do the Catholic political?
Or that we are "right" and "those others" are wrong?
Besides the British notion of 'Catholic politics' goes back to the VIII Henry and his daughter. Ask any Jacobian!
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Re: Post your favorite quotes!
« Reply #277 on: June 03, 2016, 08:47:41 AM »
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« Reply #279 on: June 04, 2016, 04:40:50 PM »
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Re: Post your favorite quotes!
« Reply #280 on: June 07, 2016, 06:44:36 AM »



Cool. I made this and posted it on Facebook. Glad to see it circulating.  :)


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Re: Post your favorite quotes!
« Reply #281 on: June 07, 2016, 07:59:08 AM »



Cool. I made this and posted it on Facebook. Glad to see it circulating.  :)


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I know. AF got it from you, and I got it from them. ;)
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Re: Post your favorite quotes!
« Reply #282 on: June 16, 2016, 07:10:25 PM »
Whether it's a real proverb (paging Dominika) or not, it's a good tactic.

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