"Compassion and Forgiveness and the knowledge that JAH will sort them out must be taught"
can you have compasion or forgiveness towards a person who doesn't want ur forgiveness...instead still wants to hurt you...and how would someone know this knowledge...without actualy seeing our enemies being sorted out by JAH...so until then how can INI know that JAH will sort them out...and if it is by belief or faith...then in like manner I can believe otherwise and take vengence in my own hands...and the violence continues...
"Youth, including I, must be taught repeatedly by elders that violence is not the answer"
but how can we teach the youth this when we see police(good guys) using violence to apprehend bad guys...so if respectable people by society are using these methods to rid the community of wrong...so why can't a youth use the method of violence to rid himself from the wrong that surrounds...?...and the violence continues...
"We must be taught that just because a man bump us wrong does not mean he is testing our manhood"
and how would we know that...?
"You can't yank a bullet back in mid-flight. If you shoot a man, he is dead. No matter what mindset you're in later, he's still dead"
and thats the point...when u want to get rid of what u don't like...u want to get rid of it for good...and that is why they will still carry the guns and shoot what they don't like...even if its people...
I'm not trying to 'pull ur leg'...but these are the thoughts towards what ur saying, when anger arise...
It has to be more than just forgiveness and compassion...or turning the cheek...why...why should INI do what u say?
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