In this short video, Brazilian filmmaker Julia Bacha argues that violent resistance gets more attention than nonviolent resistance and that this helps perpetuate the cycle of violence. Nonviolent resistance is happening around us all the time. In order for it to be viewed as a viable alternative to violence, we need to give it attention. […]
MLK is about freedom and conscience. Not “service”.
Nonviolence, argues Dr Michael Nagler in the above talk (well worth its 46 minutes), always makes things better, even when we who practice it get hurt or killed. I have to agree. For the more skeptical, think of it this way: at least it’s not making things worse. Consider this: in India, where nonviolent resistance […]
Voluntaryism is easy to grasp. It says that all interactions among people must be voluntary, i.e., without aggression. This is Ayn Rand without the psychological repression, the judgmentalism and the fake statism weakly glued on. This is anarcho-capitalism, without any hint of state capitalism. This is free market anarchism. This is left libertarianism. This is […]