I find your last sentence questionable at least but I like what yous said before.In my experience, we didn’t take any minors to war with us and we were all volunteers. We didn’t volunteer with the intention of killing others, but with the intention of standing between those who would kill, and those without the ability to defend themselves. Pacifism only really benefits the aggressors, because they can simply take over unchallenged.
However Boetius says that pacifists always win and the agressors always loose. Here and in afterlife. But that discussion should be continued in a different forum I guess