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‘Not only is non-violence a powerful political tool, but it is, and becomes, a spiritually uplifting force.’ ‘Simplicity was a major criterion in the community and my life revolved round the message of social justice and non-violence.’
“Non-violence leads to the highest ethics, which is the goal of all evolution. Until we stop harming all other living beings, we are still savages.”
If non-violent philosophy according to Gandhi, king, and Mandela is correct then violence is not a norm in human society, but a constructed evil. If, as the proponents of non-violent philosophy suggest, “non-violent settlement of conflict is the human norm as we well know from daily experience.
Nonviolence is the personal practice of being harmless to self and others under every condition. It comes from the belief that hurting people, animals or the environment is unnecessary to achieve an outcome and refers to a general philosophy of abstention from violence.
adj. also nonviolent, 1896, from non-+ violent.From 1920 in reference to "principle or practice of abstaining from violence," in writings of M.K. Gandhi. It is better to be violent, if there is violence in our hearts, than to put on the cloak of non-violence to cover impotence.
Non-violence for Mandela was not a principle but rather a tactic. Mandela and My Son. Yousef Munayyer. December 6, 2013. I see little difference between their activities and my struggle for peace, non-violence, and tolerance. Jailed Egyptian Blogger Calls Out to U.S. Maikel Nabil Sanad.
When non-violence is accepted as the law of life, it must pervade the whole being and not be applied to isolated acts. Gandhi, Harijan, 5 September 1936 Non-violence is an active force of the ...
The sculpture Non-Violence is also known as “the knotted gun”. It was originally created as a memorial tribute to the legendary singer and songwriter John Lennon, after he was shot and killed outside his home in New York City on December 8, 1980.
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First, one can resist evil without resorting to violence. Second, nonviolence seeks to win the “friendship and understanding” of the opponent, not to humiliate him (King, Stride , 84). Third, evil itself, not the people committing evil acts, should be opposed.