Lokashakti Quotes Archive

     Display #  
page 3 of 4
3



Gene Sharp

Gene Sharp

Nonviolent action is a technique by which people who reject passivity and submission, and who see struggle as essential, can wage their conflict without violence.

Gene Sharp

Gene Sharp

As a technique… nonviolent action is not passive. It is not inaction. It is action that is nonviolent.

Gene Sharp

Gene Sharp

Mere advocacy of nonviolent alternatives will not necessarily produce any change… unless they are accurately perceived as being at least as effective as the violent alternatives.

Gene Sharp

Gene Sharp

Military resistance against dictatorships does not strike them where they are weakest, but rather where they are strongest.  By choosing to compete in the areas of military forces, supplies of ammunition, weapons technology, and the like, resistance movements tend to put themselves at a distinct disadvantage.

Gene Sharp

Gene Sharp

The historical record indicates that while casualties in dead and wounded must be expected in political defiance, they will be far fewer than the casualties in military warfare.  Furthermore, this type of struggle does not contribute to the endless cycle of killing and brutality.



page 3 of 4
3
fuga mobilya