The commandment to “love your enemy” does not, of course, imply that you should make every effort to express any admiration or enthusiasm for them.
Loving the enemy implies above all those righteous efforts against yourself, when you will not condemn those who persecute or hate you, when you will not show your dislike towards them in every possible way and when, if they find themselves in need of help that threatens their health and life, you will do your best to help them without reminding them of their past negative deeds.
At the same time, if you see the harm done by them and think it favourable to prevent it, you may well turn to the rights that are stipulated in the existing society.
The sleep of reason produces monsters.
And the monsters produced multiply the grief.
Blessed be the exam given to all of you, which was intended both to mark the arrival of the significant fateful frontier and to help open up everything hidden, so that you can see the true face of everything and be able to orient yourself in an interesting way.
Difficult times always present a natural temptation for the spiritually unseeing and the mentally immature ones and strongly provoke in them an irresistible need to seek and identify a provisional enemy. To identify the one who by all means must be marked as the culprit for the ongoing troubles and discomfort they have come to experience. Generally, […]
One can regularly notice many bold statements about patriotism manifested in the daily life of human society. Are those statements being made aptly enough, however, in regard to a variety of circumstances, assuming the normal development namely of human spiritual nature, on which really depends the harmonious well-being of entire human society? Patriotism in human […]