Skip to comments.Jonah Goldberg: ‘Violence solves all sorts of problems’
Posted on 05/17/2012 1:09:37 PM PDT by Nachum
Washington - National Review Online editor Jonah Goldberg spoke Wednesday about how violence solves all sorts of problems and argued against the critique that Jesus was a pacifist. (Snip) A lot of people think we get this idea [that violence solves nothing] from Jesus, Goldberg said. This is one of the things they love: You hypocritical conservatives, you think violence is a solution you call yourself a Christian, youre not. Jesus told his followers to carry swords. Unless he had some sort of theory that fell out of in the Apocrypha that these were just great big kabob skewers,
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Right Mr. President?
It solved Hitler.
War is simply the last step in politics. Pacifism, Negotiation, Disagreement, Treaty, Violation, Aggression conduct, physically aggressive conduct, etc....
WAR...whoaoaoa whoahaoha hwoawhoahw yeah...war what is it good for? ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING
So Jesus was just negotiating with those money changers in the Temple?
“The very first essential for success is a perpetually constant and regular employment of violence.” Adolf Hitler
10. Violence sometimes IS the answer. If someone is raping your wife, asking him to please stop is not as effective as a .45 caliber bullet traveling at his face at 1041 feet per second. If you are unwilling or unable to fight for your beliefs and your liberty, you dont have rights you have polite requests.
From the 27 Prepper Precepts
I agree with everything said here.
Now, when do we begin?
Jonah is throwing himself under the bus here.
Yes Jesus ordered disciples to carry swords to the Garden of Gethsemane but only as a self-defense warning to Temple guards that might try and take the disciples.
When one of his disciple drew his sword Jesus told him to stop.
I am sure Jesus saw his disciples as his witness who would one day be full of the Holy Spirit. He wished they to be preserved for the work ahead after his ascension.
The swords were only to keep the Temple guards at bay while Jesus told them it was He they came for, to leave the others.
Jesus was not violent at all and never espoused it.
Violence solved a lot of problems for Joe Stalin, Mao, Hitler and Mussolini.. and every other tin pot dictator..
And violence will solve many problems for Americas left OH!.. and the UNIONS.. which includes the police, teachers and firefighters.. and every givernment worker in the federal, state and local givernments..
Wisconsin is exactly a good test case to watch..
Those people are all parasites.. on “a HOST”..
My favorte is this one, “I came not to bring peace but a sword”
Jesus came to earth for the purpose of being unjustly crucified on our behalf.
Our purpose on this earth is different.
Violence got Trayvon Martin off of George Zimmerman in a hurry.
Yes. It is to spread the Gospel. Unlike Islam, we don’t use the Sword to spread it.
He sure does swing that sword well in revelation for a non-violent person. He also directs his people in the OT to kill an awful lot of people (violently) for someone who doesn't espouse violence.
Jesus is violent when the situation calls for violence. (Such as clearing the temple) and peaceful when it calls for peace. He never said we could not, or should not, defend the innocents.
There is a difference between using a sword to spread your faith and using one to defend yourself.
You know this yet you pretend not to.
Why is that?
1. How were Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan destroyed?
2. How was slavery abolished?
2. How was your freedom to put any bumper sticker, no matter how stupid, on your car secured?
Three questions to which “WAR” is the answer.
Beg to differ with Jonah regarding Jesus, however I am not a pacifist and not promoting it as a realistic way to deal with the world.