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Thu Jan 17, 2013, 12:13 PM

1. And not just gun lovers...

Could we ever envision nonviolence?

Nonviolent revolutions are the only ones that work.
And one doesn't even have to be religious, or believe in any kind of God. It is the pragmatic truth that only nonviolence will solve problems of violence or terrorism.

http://www.mkgandhi-sarvodaya.org/articles/oct0801.htm

"In addition to acts of overt physical violence, Gandhi primarily emphasizes multidimensional foundational structures and diverse kinds of violence: economic violence, psychological violence, linguistic violence, social violence, cultural violence, religious violence, educational violence, and so forth."

This country's culture operates on the basis of violence, and violence, revenge, hatred are considered normal and good (as long as you hate the right person)

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