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I Am a Pacifist

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    Give Peace a Chance

    To paraphrase something Lennon once said, if everybody wants a TV, they'll get a TV.  If everybody wants peace, they'll get peace.
    Seafroggys Seafroggys 19-21, M 2 Responses Nov 12, 2007

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    Conflicted Convictions

    I can firmly say, without a single doubt, that I am an avid supporter of pacifism - I despise the Armed Forces with a fashion, and have long dreamt of the abolition of war. However, much to my surprise, I've recently been toying with the idea of joining something like the French...
    Etular Etular 18-21, M Nov 15, 2013

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    War And Warriors

    I believe it is possible to be anti-war without being anti-military. I think I am anti-war because of my deep admiration for those who voluntarily serve in the armed forces of their nations (whatever their nations). Many, many years ago I proudly served in the U.S. Navy; and...
    Uncleleo Uncleleo 56-60, M 1 Response May 22, 2013

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    And I'm A Pacifist

    So I can **** your **** upOh yeah I'm smallFuck you assholeYou homophobic redneck dickYou're big and tough and machoYou can kick my assSo ******* what?So ******* what?So ******* what?So ******* what?
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 19, 2013

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    Peace

    Fighting. War. Hatred. Animosity. Loath, malice, vengefulness, hostility, aggression, violence. I am against all these things. I am a Shinto, born in Tokyo, Japan. There is nothing that makes me sadder and more angry that lives destroyed, lost, or ****** up in general from world...
    CinnamonKnight CinnamonKnight 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 8, 2013

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    A "militant" Pacifist.

    "I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war." -Albert Einstein "Preventive war was an invention of Hitler. Frankly, I would not even listen to anyone seriously that...
    righteouschica righteouschica 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 8, 2012

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    Actively Pacifistic

    A pacifist is a person with strength of heart and integrity of mind, unwilling to conform to the impulsive nature of violent exchange. I am actively pacifistic and looking for people with whom to collaborate in order to change this world for the better. Those who are interested...
    EnigmaticRevolutionary EnigmaticRevolutionary 18-21, F Jun 1, 2012

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    Long Time Pacifist

    I have been a pacifist since the age of 20. It has been almost 46 years now. Been through a lot of crap. Did alternative service and 4 years Navy Corpsman (unarmed). I have been a healer since then. I made mistakes along the way, but I have not taken a human life.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 23, 2012

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    Fighting For Peace...

    "fighting for peace is like f*****g for virginity''   I'm a pacifist- and it's breaking my heart that my best friend is gonna join the army to go Iraq.  
    xsadiex xsadiex 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 25, 2008

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    An Old Peacenik

    I was born during WWII, and my father was a soldier. I lived in Korea in 1947 when the forgotten war was about to start. In 1950 I was 8 years old and lived near Ft. Bliss, Texas. We went to the movie theater on the base and saw newsreels. I was so upset when they showed...
    omabluebird omabluebird 66-70, F Sep 11, 2012

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    Numerous Reasons To Be Pacifist

    If you are offended by Christianity, then you will not wish to read this post. I will not preach but I am a Christian and my reasons for becoming a pacifist are scriptural in part. I would like to share the specific verses. Luke 3:14 "And the soldiers likewise demanded of him...
    sailnude sailnude 41-45, F 2 Responses May 1, 2013

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    It Makes Me Sad

    Whenever I think of mothers losing their sons and daughters, it makes me so sad.  I don't want any parent to experience that needlessly or for reasons that may never affect them in any other way.  And just the thought of another person dieing over differences in beliefs...
    L9119 L9119 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    Everyday Struggles Of The Defenseless

    My friend David Desperito (look him up on facebook) is a mentally disabled african american 16 year old boy. In this awful world that combination is a recipe for trouble. Poor David gets beat up almost everyday after school by a certain group of bigger kids. David, defenseless...
    davidfgandolfo davidfgandolfo 18-21, T 3 Responses Jul 8, 2011

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    My Path To Pacifism

    After every day of seeing my good friend Jeff beat my other good friend harry i decided to do something about it... by doing nothing about it and becoming a pacifist!!!
    davidfgandolfo davidfgandolfo 18-21, T Apr 5, 2011

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    I think America is due

    for another "hippie era". Make love, not war! <3
    Siqo423 Siqo423 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    Is This For Me?

    My whole life I have been told to not fight people. I have been taught to follow the saying 'turn the other cheek', but I have never really done it. I know though looking at my past that all those times I got physical that I ended up hurting somebody or getting in trouble. On...
    coyoterunner coyoterunner 16-17 May 10, 2011

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    The Sad Truth

    The world is full of hatred, pain, sorrow, and so on, but why continue it? I don't believe that violence is the answer to anything. Life is too short for worrying about these small "earthly" problems. Most of us will be in heaven soon enough with eternal happiness. May...
    Yupps Yupps 13-15, M 2 Responses Feb 24, 2009

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    Stand Strong

    "Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that."--Dr. Martin Luther King Jr."Of all the animals, man is the only one that is cruel.  He is the only one who inflicts pain for the pleasure of doing it"--Mark TwainI...
    dajagerbomb dajagerbomb 16-17 Jul 27, 2011

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    Ouch.

    I am David's friend Harry. Everyday I get beat up by this ruthless son of a ***** and what do I do? nothing. Do you know why? Not because I can't. It's because I'm a pacifist!
    LordHarrison LordHarrison 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 5, 2011

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    War - What Is It Good For?

    I have no idea how we are to go about bringing peace between so many countries with so many differences. I don't doubt it would take a long long time, possibly several martyrs. But the more I see and the more i learn about wars both past and present, the more I believe that...
    jiyuunatori jiyuunatori 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 23, 2009

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    frostyflower frostyflower 26-30, F Sep 3

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    I was raised by a single mom who did very well with myself and my siblings; we loved her and she loved us. Taught us values and how to stand on our own two feet. When I was 14 I...
    TeaColleen TeaColleen 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    so for a start I am paradoxically most interested in music, of all things it had to be like really old music I mainly like old rock bands but country is fun to listen to as well in...
    modd096 modd096 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 17

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    Because i am honest. And caring. And hoping to die pacifist. While obvious activist. And advocate. And propagandist if enemy is right. But he never is. Lol
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 21

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    http://www.blogthings.com/thecoffeeshoptest/ You Are a Pacifist You seek peace in all aspects of your life. You get stressed out easily and have to avoid noise of all sorts. You...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Sep 22

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    Monday. Victory list. Havent erased me. Or others. Am free. Got pals. Got overpriced smartphone. Got ep. Got trailer. Hunting gold with mentor...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I will debate, but not argue. Complete pacifist
    Theextinct Theextinct 16-17, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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