On the other hand, the Buddha did advise that killing a would-be mass murderer probably makes sense. But we would only do so if we had to, and wouldn’t do so out of anger, but rather out of compassion for those who he/she was about to kill.
And, then, sometimes you have to destroy things a bit.
Still, overall, aggression just feeds aggression, as Allen Ginsberg used to say, and we return to the titular quote.
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