Jeremiah 8:10-11 Therefore will I give their wives unto others, and their fields to them that shall inherit them: for everyone from the least even unto the greatest is given to covetousness, from the prophet even unto the priest everyone deals falsely. For they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people lightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.
If this sounds familiar, it was taken in Patrick Henry's well known saying, "Gentlemen cry Peace, Peace! There is no peace! As for me, give me liberty or give me death!" I don't think the history books tell you the thought was Bible. But, Patrick's uncle was a Parson, and his Dad was a Judge. Raul believes there is no faith to believe in, only peace. He brings up the MAD Doctrine of former Senator McNamara from the 70's, Mutually Assured Destruction, where the superpowers armed themselves to the hilt, hoping to avert a war with the assurance that everybody was well armed. So, in essence, Raul is condemning gun ownership as the equivalent of the past MAD Doctrine. In his opinion, it seems, we should just lay down our guns, and all love one another.
Is he blind, or what?! What part of violence has he not seen? This is a blindness of the heart. Such a one-world peace comes only at the cost of a one-world dictator, and then he would never be able to squelch the revolutions that he would constantly have to deal with. No. There is no peace in politics, or global communities. The only peace comes from within and above. True peace is a product of the heart, not circumstances. And, Raul surely can see this, because he says so in another of his songs called "Sunshine." The only peace that will ever exist in this world will be inside the hearts and souls of mankind, and then only through Jesus Christ, who is the way, the truth, and the life. John 14:6 So, tell me, how is laying aside our faith going to bring peace?