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Don’t Bring an Olive Branch to a Knife Fight

The irony was thick last Sunday (27 January 2013) when the Pope released doves in celebration of peace. Here’s the full story.

Reality was smiling on this scene. A seagull, figuring that a dove would be an easy target, swooped in to attack. The dove, perhaps being a regular reader of blogs like this one, fought back and was able to escape.

What we see here is the fact that violence, used by an innocent person (or dove, as the case may be), can be the answer to violence. Or to put the matter into my way of saying things:

Don’t bring an olive branch to a knife fight.