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Old 04-15-2008, 12:09 PM   #39
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Re: What is "combat"?

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Bill Danosky wrote: View Post
The dichotomy of violence and compassion seems like it's always been a struggle for warriors seeking enlightenment.
IMHO, no dichotomy. I deeply love the people I stand watch over. If it requires violence to keep them safe. Then it is violence born out of love and compassion. No struggle. Statement of fact. But make that decision before you walk into battle.

Lynn Seiser PhD
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