Celebrate a Quinceanera While You Learn Spanish Saint Hubert

Nonviolence has been one of the most cherished principles of humanity. The very word “humane” is synonymous with nonviolence implying benevolence, Saint Hubert being kind or having a disposition to treat other human beings or animals with kindness Saint Hubert. Thus being humane is same as being nonviolent. Ahimsa (nonviolence) had been one of the core values of East which is incorporated in Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. It has also been the core value of the West since Jesus Christ advised the humanity to shun the policy of “eye for eye” and follow the new principle of nonviolence. He proclaimed

“You have heard that it was said, Saint Hubert ‘Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth.’ But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person. If someone strikes you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also. And if someone wants to sue you and take your tunic, let him have your cloak as well. (Matthew 5:38-40)

Yet Christianity could ever get rid of violence. Most of the people killed in the twentieth century in the two World Wars had been Christians who had been killed by their own brothers. Every single society and nation uses violence to punish the criminals and awards even Saint Hubert death sentences to some criminals. Every country maintains an army which is trained to kill people and protect its people from enemy forces.

Many religions had justified the use of violence at least under certain circumstances. Koran exhorts the Muslims to kill the unbelievers in the following words,

Slay them wherever ye find them Saint Hubert and drive them out of the places whence they drove you out, for persecution is worse than slaughter. – (Koran 2:191)

Even in Hinduism, which otherwise lays high value on nonviolence and most Hindus do not even kill an animal, violence is not prohibited. In fact, Bhagwat Gita, which is the holiest scriptures of Hinduism, preaches war against the enemies as a sacred duty. Lord Krishna Saint Hubert clearly says to Arjun,

Considering your specific duty as a warrior, you should know that there is no better engagement for you than fighting on religious principles; and so there is no need for hesitation. O Partha, happy are the warrior to whom such fighting opportunities come unsought, opening for them the doors of the heavenly planets. (Gita 2:31-32)

War and violence had been unavoidable in the fate of humanity despite all efforts. Yet men have always strived to create a society which is based on love and nonviolence. Men, by their nature, could not defend the killing of men and always wishes to follow a peaceful life.

It is, therefore, required to understand why nonviolence is incompatible with humanity and yet humanity is always driven towards nonviolence.