This Evil Thing explores the courage it took to be a pacifist
in the First World War, one hundred years ago - following two men in particular: Bert Brocklesby, a young schoolteacher, and preacher at his local Methodist church; and Welsh born Bertrand Russell, world-famous mathematician and philosophy of the greatest philosophers of his time.
A nosecap shell had ripped apart the stomach of the pacifist
, as he scrambled up a ridge towards the Germans during an assault at Passchendaele, the lovely name given to a Belgian village.
The sincerity of the pacifist
viewpoint does in some cases appear naive and detached from pressing world issues.
Jeremy Corbyn spoke eloquently about pacifist
practices in an underreported speech at Chatham House last Friday.
History tells us that Labour has never been a pacifist
It should be enough to note that a single sociopath, armed with nothing more than a knife, could exterminate a city full of pacifists
Nationalist Abe wants what he calls a normalisation of Japan's military posture, which has been restricted to narrowly-defined self-defence and aid missions by a pacifist
constitution imposed by the US after World War II.
Wills' answer couldn't have been more pleasing, at least to a few of us who persist in seeing Christ as a teacher of nonviolence: "All Christians should be pacifists
This self-designation is important because some interpreters dislike calling Bonhoeffer a pacifist
, thinking that it implies adherence to an ethical principle of nonviolence, which seems to run contrary to his repudiation of principle-based ethics.
Abe emphasized that Japan will continue to be a pacifist
state that makes greater contributions to global peace.
What does a pacifist
do when push literally comes to shove?
The attack followed commentary by the ruling party's newspaper Rodong Sinmun last month that described Abe as a 'militarist maniac' for trying to amend Tokyo's pacifist
constitution, the report said.
The attack in an editorial carried by the North's official KCNA news agency followed commentary by the ruling party's newspaper Rodong Sinmun last month that described Abe as a "militarist maniac" for trying to amend Tokyo's pacifist
constitution, AFP reported.
Japan as a 'global pacifist
state'; its changing pacifism and security identity.
The 80-year-old novelist-turned-politician is known for his far-right political views, including his opposition to Japan's pacifist
World War II-era constitution.