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It may be asked why the counsel to practise nonviolence was ever given at all by saints and prophets. Obviously it is ethically the highest instance of forgiveness and the most effective way of transcending the ego practically.

-- Notebooks Category 11: The Negatives > Chapter 3: Their Presence in The World > # 442

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