Martial Action Principles

Last Resort

Posted on March 17, 2016

Violence is always a last resort.

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Killing Rule

Posted on March 17, 2016

A martialist (someone who engages in martial action) may never kill another human being except to protect themselves and/or another or others from a present attack against themselves and/or another or others.

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Injury Limits Rule

Posted on March 17, 2016

Inflict no injury from which the target cannot recover unless necessary to save human life.

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Proportional Force Rule

Posted on March 17, 2016

Martial action should be proportional in force to the severity of the offense. The offense of diminishing someone’s health should be met with less force than the offense of attempting to murder someone.

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Justifications

Posted on March 17, 2016

Martial action may only be taken for one of the following reasons:

  • To save human life.
  • To preserve human health.
  • To save human life and to preserve human health.

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Golden Rule

Posted on March 17, 2016

The Golden Rule of Martial Action is:

Martial action is only to be taken as a last resort.

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Martial Action

Posted on March 17, 2016

Martial action is violence for the purpose of protection.

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Reason and Violence

Posted on March 17, 2016

If you have reason to be violent, be violent; for example, if someone is about to attack your child, kill the attacker first.

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Reason

Posted on March 17, 2016

If you have reason to be angry, be angry.

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Morality of Violence

Posted on March 16, 2016

Violence can be good or evil, in context.

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Neutrality of Violence

Posted on March 16, 2016

Violence is neither good nor evil, in itself.

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Morality

Posted on March 16, 2016

Anger can be put to good use or evil use.

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Neutrality

Posted on March 16, 2016

Like a gun, anger is neither good nor evil, in itself.

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