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Violence to non-violence

individual perspectives, communal voices : an anthology with prints from the Peace Project
  • 136 Pages
  • 4.30 MB
  • English

Harwood Academic Publishers, Craftsman House, distributor , Camberwell, Victoria, Langhorne, Pa, New York, NY
Violence -- Literary collections., Australian literature -- 20th century., Nonviolence -- Literary collections., Nonviolence in art., Violence in
Statementcompiled by William Kelly.
ContributionsKelly, William, 1943-
LC ClassificationsPR9614.52.V55 V56 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 136 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1415136M
ISBN 103718654679
LC Control Number93024577

Michael Nagler's 'Search for a Non-Violent Future' was used in several courses that I have taken on peace and non-violence studies. And, while it is an excellent book, I found it a little lengthy and full of examples and stories moreso than practical application/5(18).

Violence and Nonviolence: Pathways to Understanding is the first book to provide an integrative, systematic approach to the study of violence and nonviolence in one volume. Eminent scholar and award-winning author Gregg Barak examines virtually all forms of violence—from verbal abuse to genocide—and treats all of these expressions of violence as interpersonal, institutional, and structural.

“Any type of violence is against God, against religion, against spirituality, against humanity, and against nature. Maturity comes only through non-violence, love, and all-inclusiveness.” ― Amit Ray, Nonviolence: The Transforming Power.

4 The Nonviolence Handbook. the exploitation or dominance built into a system. But the seeming ubiquity of violence and rarity of nonviolence turns out to have more to do with the way we see the world than with the way the world really is.

The blurriness of the line that delineates violence and nonviolence has long been an open secret. Judith Butler’s The Force of Non-Violence argues that this ambivalence should not undermine ‘the task of critical thought in order to expose the instrumental use of that distinction that is both false and harmful’ (7).

Following from this, she argues for the necessity of transcending the prevalent instrumentalist framework – which assumes that violence. Mahatma Gandhi's views on Non-violence, complete book online.

PEACE, NON-VIOLENCE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION. My Non-violence. Written by: M. Gandhi Compiled and Edited by: Sailesh Kumar Bandopadhyaya First Edition: 3, copies, November Total: 6, copies ISBN An aggressive form of nonviolence accepts that hostility is part of our psychic constitution, but values ambivalence as a way of checking the conversion of aggression into violence.

One contemporary challenge to a politics of nonviolence points out that there is a Violence to non-violence book of opinion on what counts as violence and nonviolence.

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“If you are not vegan, please consider going vegan. It’s a matter of nonviolence. Being vegan is your statement that you reject violence to other sentient beings, to yourself, and to the environment, on which all sentient beings depend.”.

Non-Violence in an Aggressive World by A.J. Muste “The thoughts and methods of Abraham Johannes Muste, a social activist and clergyman integral to the labor movement, the pacifist movement, the anti-war movement, and the Civil Rights Movement.”. As a theologian, Martin Luther King reflected often on his understanding of nonviolence.

He described his own “pilgrimage to nonviolence” in his first book, Stride Toward Freedom, and in subsequent books and articles.

“True pacifism,” or “nonviolent resistance,” King wrote, is “a courageous confrontation of evil by the power of love”. This is a God who calls us to non-violence in our confrontations with evil and the agents of war.

For those who take the Bible seriously this book will do much to move us beyond sentimental pacifism to a scriptural basis for non-violent resistances."/5().

A conflict between a violent and a nonviolent force is a moral argument. If the violent side can provoke the nonviolent side into violence, the violent side has won.

The problem lies not in the nature of man, but in the nature of power. The longer a war lasts, the less popular it : Mark Kurlansky.

This book probes the complex interweaving, across time and cultures, of violence and non-violence from the perspective of the present. One of the first of its kind, it offers a comprehensive examination of the interpenetration of violence and non-violence as much in human nature as in human institutions with reference to different continents, cultures and religions over centuries.

Badshah Khan raised history’s first nonviolent army: at le Muslim “Red Shirts” with officers, uniforms, and a flag. Trained in Gandhian techniques of nonviolence, they played a. Our society is a violent one. It always has been. Wars, lynchings, riots, terrorism—these things have existed since the beginning of time.

I’ve heard people blame TV, books, and video games for today’s youth predilection for sex, foul language, and violence. A few months ago I had the privilege of traveling to India.

The trip had a great impact on me personally and left me even more convinced of the power of nonviolence. It was a marvelous thing to see the amazing results of a nonviolent struggle.

India won her independence, but without violence. Through an original and close reading of the key literature regarding both revolutionary violence and nonviolence, this book collapses the widely-assumed concepts of violence and nonviolence as mutually exclusive.

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By revealing that violence and nonviolence are braided concepts arising from human action, Peyman Vahabzadeh submits that in many cases the actions deemed to be either.

Violence and Nonviolence: Pathways to Understanding is a unique book in that it tries to grapple with both violence and nonviolence.

There are, of course, numerous books written about violence, mostly on one specific form or type of violence, such as homicide. Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life by Marshall Rosenberg Ph.D. is the final literary offering from the visionary peacemaker who ushered in the compassionate communication movement worldwide.

This bestselling book has sold over one million copies and has been translated into over 30. Organized into eight chapters, this book begins with an explanation of the concepts of violence and nonviolence. Subsequent chapters explain the cognitive dynamics, as well as the power of nonviolence and information.

The nonviolent protest, moral and practical bases of noncooperation, forms of noncooperation, and reconciliation are discussed. Violence and Nonviolence: Pathways to Understanding is the first book to provide an integrative, systematic approach to the study of violence and nonviolence. Nor is violence attributable only to religion, emotions or stark instrumentality.

Instead, a movement's organizational structure mediates the strategies that it employs. By taking readers on a journey from civil disobedience to suicide bombings, this book offers fresh insight. Through an original and close reading of the key literature regarding both revolutionary violence and nonviolence, this book collapses the widely-assumed concepts of.

This is a groundbreaking work in detailing all the Hebrew and Aramaic texts that the Book of Revelation draws upon and in beginning the process of showing the subversion from within of the violent imagery to serve the message of nonviolence in the face of such violence.

Nonviolent strategic action — a kind of selective nonviolence — is the first of the two alternative paradigms that provides a concrete approach to addressing social and political problems arising from violence.

Nonviolence as a way of life is the second of the paradigms that expands upon (and in some respects critiques) the first, preferring a comprehensive and radical response to the scourges of.

"Face all violence with non-violence." If someone uses the weapon of violence, you should use the 'weapon' of non-violence against him. Only this approach will lead to happiness. Violence only stops with non-violence.

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On the one hand people pray to the Lord while on the other, they continue to hurt the very beings within which the Lord resides.

My Non-violence: This book is a compilation of articles from writings of Mahatma Gandhi, on ahimsa or non-violence, its relation with truth and how it can be adapted at various difficult situations.

If non-violence is promoted as the highest ethic and way of life by all religious, political and social leaders, our world will become paradise. The benefits of a non-violent culture are tremendous.

Introduction to Non-Violence. Theodore Paullin. 0 (0 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader.

In this ground-breaking and much-needed book, Stellan Vinthagen provides the first major systematic attempt to develop a theory of nonviolent action since Gene Sharp's seminal The Politics of Nonviolent Action in Employing a rich collection of historical and contemporary social movements from various parts of the world as examples—from the civil rights movement in America to anti.

In the book “Non-Violence”, Gnani Purush (embodiment of Self knowledge) Dada Bhagwan offers key understanding on how to define ahimsa (non violence) and how to avoid kashaya (internal self harm).

Dadashri explains that kashaya is at the root of self harming, unhealthy relationships, and : Dada Bhagwan.Putting forth a reciprocal theory of violence and nonviolence, this book addresses virtually all forms of violence, from verbal abuse to genocide, and treats all of these expressions of violence as Read more.

Opposing violence by employing violence ourselves simply adds to the sum total of violence. Even when violence appears to 'succeed' in the short run, in the long run it often leads to revenge and counter-violence, thus perpetuating the age-old 'cycle of violence.' 2) Active nonviolence distinguishes between the act and the actor.