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- adj. Not engaging in killing.
- n. A precept or worldview that affirms the possibility of a society where killing is absent.
- n. Lack of killing; permitting to live.
- n. An action or occurrence other than a direct killing (but possibly having a similar effect).
In the first place, Buddha advocated that we should obey the five precepts: nonkilling, nonstealing, non-sexual indulgence, nonviolence and nonintoxication.
Right from the inception of our movement we have been insisting that our society should be a nonkilling society.
"Tolstoy's core values were prophetic, and no doubt influenced the development of pacifism, the nonkilling paradigm and anarchism," said Tarasoff.