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pacifist
used in The Screwtape Letters

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Definition
someone opposed to violence as a means of settling disputes
  • Is he a man of great physical courage—so great that he will have no half-conscious misgivings about the real motives of his pacifism?
    Chapter 7 (69% in)
pacifism = opposition to violence as a means of settling disputes
  • Give me without fail in your next letter a full account of the patient's reactions to the war, so that we can consider whether you are likely to do more good by making him an extreme patriot or an ardent pacifist.
    Chapter 5 (37% in)
  • I had not forgotten my promise to consider whether we should make the patient an extreme patriot or an extreme pacifist.
    Chapter 7 (34% in)
  • If he is that sort of man, his pacifism will probably not do us much good, and the Enemy will probably protect him from the usual consequences of belonging to a sect.
    Chapter 7 (72% in)
  • But if he is the man I take him to be, try Pacifism.
    Chapter 7 (79% in)
  • Let him begin by treating the Patriotism or the Pacifism as a part of his religion.
    Chapter 7 (81% in)
  • Then quietly and gradually nurse him on to the stage at which the religion becomes merely part of the "cause", in which Christianity is valued chiefly because of the excellent arguments it can produce in favour of the British war-effort or of Pacifism.
    Chapter 7 (89% in)
  • I gather they are even vaguely pacifist, not on moral grounds but from an ingrained habit of belittling anything that concerns the great mass of their fellow men and from a dash of purely fashionable and literary communism.
    Chapter 10 (9% in)

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