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Submitted by w. June Pedigo (United States), Jan 6, 2009 at 20:45

I would think the doctrine of "Love your enemies" is a direct knock in the nose of any hate monger. especially those who have deemed themselves superior to all and any. Have you noticed how just the simple statement of, love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you ticks off a lot of so called good people even to the point of hate and angry rage?

My My. I think you may be right. That idea is out of the bounds of "reason" therefore takes a thinker over and beyond his understanding. Yes Jesus did it and look what it got Him. I am sure the stoned out her mind Oracle of Delphi did challenge Jesus on "Love your enemies." Nietzsche would love to think Jesus would have changed His over the top parables because it agrees with his validation of self. But He (Jesus) did not did he? The unconquerable wise was a serpent i read. Now let me say this. Yes for a time and a season we Christians and Jews will be rolled over and squashed helpless but after all is said and done, at the end of the matter we will all grab at the coat tail of a Jew and say let me go with you because The G-d is with you! I bet more on it than i would four aces.

June from Texas

PS I think you are a very very interesting person and i am honored you would take the time to respond to such as me. Thank you.

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