"Beware lest in your anxiety to avoid war you obtain a master."
(384-322 BC) Greek statesman and orator of ancient Athens
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It's to bad that the war on terrorism doesn't include such domestics as the Clintons, the Bushes, Rumsfeld and the other would be masters.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
    Bush's war in Iraq is a howling success if its real purpose is to distract us from the biological, chemical, economic, psychological and spiritual warfare HERE! Biological: www.notmilk.com chemical: www.dorway.com economic: www.morpix.biz/dc Psychological: daily noosepapers; Spiritual: millions believe that prophecy is being fulfilled now; they believe preachers instead of the Bible. Not one verse in Bible says Jesus will come IN OUR FUTURE---though 20 verses say He would come before the Disciples all died. Freemasonry is the second most powerful force on earth and in The New Age, Sep.1950, they said that their god (Lucifer) "is dedicated to the unification of all races, religions and creeds." You can thank them for the Mexican insurge. Questions on prophesy: preterist1@aol.com
     -- Dave Wilber, St. Louis MO     
     -- warren, olathe      
    Peace at any price is never a good bargain. 1 Thessalonians 5:3 "For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape."
     -- Ken, Allyn, WA     
    Ken, Neville Chamberlain proved this when he made "peace" with Hitler.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
    This is an old post; I showed that Dave was incorrect in his assumptions, research, and conclusions. Also, to bring my earlier comment up to date, I would have to add the Peace Prize Winner to the long list of War Mongers and seekers of death, destruction, and mastery over others. Mr. Obamunist Goodwrench the assassin and his criminal posse would use war to help in their quest to be gods.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
    Most often a long-drawn 'silence' is mistaken for peace. And any wager - a warning or a war felt inevitable at that point of time is commonly upined as an unnecessarily burden... It is not sufficiently appreciated as a 'damage arresting duty'. As during Iraq war.. if only the mideast was politically honest enough to join hands with the US the burden would have been much less on Bush - both morally and financially - I suppose.
     -- Vedapushpa, Bangalore - India     
     -- kdh, reno      
    Demosthenes was urging his fellow Athenians to guard their liberty and resist the totalitarian temptation. He anticipated the New World Order Alexander was to establish. No wonder the founders of Skull & Bones chose as their symbol 322, the date of Demosthenes' DEATH. No wonder, either, that they never explained their choice. Explaining it would have jeopardized the succes of their satanic mission.
     -- Koen, Amsterdam, Holland     
    Interesting ! There's but one comment re: THE contemporary fit of a war-avoider becoming master.
     -- Bob L., Charlotte, VT     
     -- Mike, Pleasant Hill      
    Well said Bob L ! Dave's overview is clouded with doubt, To bring reproach upon the association our founding fathers were members of shows little knowledge of the symbolism brandished before the world of what is the right to rebel with the right mindedness of God, our Creator. Plumb and Square ! By way of illustration, brings illumination to the minds eye of understanding. The hope of this nation and the hope of the new creature in Christ is your change. These are held in mystery form, and are spoken as such. Christ appears in the now, with each of those that are called for such a purpose to complete the fulfilling of the dispensing of grace. Unmerited favor. ( Job 14:14 ) If a man die, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change come. ( Revelation 14:14 ) And I looked, and behold a white cloud, and upon the cloud one sat like unto the Son of man, having on his head a golden crown, and in his hand a sharp sickle.
    ( Jeremiah 49:14 ) I have heard a rumour from the Lord, and an ambassador is sent unto the heathen. Gather ye together, and come against her, and rise up to the battle.
    Sir, for those of us who are, we are soldiers for Christ. Fully clothed !
     -- Ron w13, Yachats Or     
    Give me liberty or give me death fighting for it.
     -- cal, Lewisville, tx     
     -- Paula, Flint      
    To hold yourself accountable is necessary for peace and tranquility. All criminals are never equiped with this facility, but to succeed it is the mastery we cannot do without.
     -- Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown     
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