Ask AI3: What is pacifist?
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Red man or white man, pacifist or killer, the forest would accept them all -- knowing that it could thrive equally well on slaughter and beneficence ; ;
Just as I know I would make a bad soldier even though I cannot sincerely call myself a pacifist, so too I would not be either a hangman by profession or, if I could avoid it, even a member of a hanging jury.
Aldous Huxley was a humanist, pacifist, and satirist, and he was latterly interested in spiritual subjects such as parapsychology and philosophical mysticism.
Milne did not speak out much on the subject of religion, although he used religious terms to explain his decision, while remaining a pacifist, to join the army: " In fighting Hitler ", he wrote, " we are truly fighting the Devil, the Anti-Christ ... Hitler was a crusader against God.
While the early texts condemn killing in the strongest terms, and portray the ideal king as a pacifist, such a king is nonetheless flanked by an army.
It seems that the Buddha's teaching on non-violence was not interpreted or put into practice in an uncompromisingly pacifist or anti-military-service way by early Buddhists.
In the second chapter of the Bhagavad Gita Krishna refutes the pacifist ideas of Arjuna and uses various arguments to convince him that he must fight and kill in the impending battle.
Lloyd George and Churchill, however, were zealous supporters of the war, and gradually forced the old pacifist Liberals out.
His decision to fight in the war caused a rift between him and his older brother Tom Attlee, who, as a pacifist and a conscientious objector, spent much of the war in prison.
George Lansbury, a convinced pacifist, resigned as leader at the 1935 Labour Party conference after the party voted in favour of sanctions against Italy for its aggression against Abyssinia.
By 1937, Labour had jettisoned its pacifist position and came to support rearmament and oppose Neville Chamberlain's policy of appeasement.
" In the English-speaking world, the pacifist Gilbert Murray played an important role in popularizing Euripides, influenced perhaps by his anti-war plays.
Elsewhere, at Portobello Barracks, an officer named Bowen Colthurst summarily executed six civilians, including the pacifist nationalist activist, Francis Sheehy-Skeffington.
Those who remained in the Green party were more strongly pacifist and against restrictions on immigration and reproductive rights, while supporting the legalisation of cannabis use, placing a higher priority on working for LGBT rights, and tending to advocate what they described as " anti-authoritarian " concepts of education and child-rearing.
The colonies desire a peaceful resolution to the situation, joining together in a movement headed by the pacifist Heero Yuy.
The series focuses primarily on the Gundam pilots: Heero Yuy ( an alias, not to be confused with the martyred pacifist ), Duo Maxwell, Trowa Barton, Quatre Raberba Winner, and Chang Wufei.
In 1941 Hawks made Sergeant York, starring Gary Cooper as a pacifist farmer who becomes a decorated World War I soldier.
He was also from an early date an outspoken socialist, often ( but not always, as the beginning of the First World War ) sympathising with pacifist views.
She was a suffragist, a pacifist, an opponent of Woodrow Wilson, a radical socialist and a birth control supporter.
* VIOLENT groups use rage and weapons to their advantage, and sometimes terrorism ; PEACEFUL alignments depict pacifist and anti-war movements