July 11, 2006

Non-Violent Apathy

Could Gandhi beat North Korea and Kim Jong-il today? More broadly speaking, can non-violent resistance still hold water against evil tyrants. Or would a Gandhi-esque battle require a certain kind of civility amongst the opponent? e.g. Gandhi against the British is a different battle than a Gandhi-Kim Jong battle royale.


magonline said...

I dont know much about ghandi cept he was a hindu who loved the gospel

Sabai said...

Gandhi refused to fight back against tyranny with violence. He believed that a victory won with violence was not a real victory. And controversially, his methods were effective for gaining sovereignty. Could that work today against a crazy person is my question?

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