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"Love thy enemies" - says Jesus ... ‘Nothing in excess, dear Jesus !' - answers the Oracle of Delphi.

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Jan 6, 2009 at 06:49

w. June Pedigo wrote :

>Bless those that curse you. do good to those who mean you evil. pray for those who spitefully use you. Love your enemies. What about that?<

It doesn't work , especially if your enemy is the Moslem bent on your extermination and you haven't totally lost your self-preservation instinct and your senses yet in spite of some unrealistic doctrine preached to you to do so. As Nietzsche once pointed out : Jesus died too young. He cherished too many illusions of youth born in a peaceful time. Had he lived long enough, he would have changed many of his overdone parables.


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