Damian's main ire, however, appears to rest on his belief that "Ekklesia...want us to wear white poppies on Remembrance Sunday because red is frightfully militaristic." This is a rather careless caricature, as we have pointed out before. Actually we want churches to consider making white and red poppies available together, to encourage a recognition that the search for non-violent alternatives and a questioning of the myth of redemptive violence are legitimate ways of honouring those who died in war with the hope they would end it.
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