The 3rd Way name was inspired by a talk that was given to a vast crowd of all ages at the Tameside Hippodrome in Ashton-Under-Lyne A guy called Rev. Rob Bell was doing a tour called "calling all Peacemakers".
A few of us went along to see
In the show he did, (which was hilarious - but
had a massively serious side and a huge social agenda that we all
connected with) - he started talking about the
phrase "turn the other cheek".
A view put forward by Rob was that in the time of the original use of the phrase, that society would never hit anyone with your left hand (Your hands had specific duties - lets leave it there...).
if you slapped someone with the back of your right hand it was
also a social statement - making the point that they were
lower in society than you. However, if you were to punch someone with your right
hand they were being treated as being equal to you.
blew us away as a concept - Revolutionary Thinking
uses all our intelligence to find a non violent solution.
We have dared to try to
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