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    a place of peace

    Would you please rewrite the following in bold more easily?

    You can reduce the level of threat by looking at yourself closely and making sure that the following things are true.

    You respect differences of opinion...
    You are coming from a place of peace.
    You want change to benefit everyone...

    Is this saying "you should be a peace-loving person"?

    Thank you.

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    Re: a place of peace

    A peace-loving person? That sounds like a title of a Japanese song!

    There is not anything wrong with the original sentence. However, if you are confused with what the second sentence means.

    Personally, it means that you come from a place where it proves you to be open minded and you mean no harm to anybody.

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    Re: a place of peace

    Quote Originally Posted by kiwi man View Post
    A peace-loving person? That sounds like a title of a Japanese song!

    There is not anything wrong with the original sentence. However, if you are confused with what the second sentence means.

    Personally, it means that you come from a place where it proves you to be open minded and you mean no harm to anybody.
    Thank you for the answer.

    Couldn't I just say "you are the person who are open-mnded and mean no harm to anybody"?
    I'm familiar with with the expression like "he comes from America," but the thing like "he comes from a place of peace" looks rather confusing to me. In this case, I understand it as just meaning "he is kind and peaceful."

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    Re: a place of peace

    You may say it like that, but it would not sound as good as the original sentence.

    However, your own interpretion of he is kind and peaceful is also correct.

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