2 edition of Crime and non-violence found in the catalog.
Crime and non-violence
Vasant Sadashiv Nargolkar
|Statement||by Vasant Nargolkar ; foreword by Jayaprakash Narayan.|
|LC Classifications||HV6535.I4 N37, HV6535I4 N37|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 287 p.,  leaves of plates :|
|Number of Pages||287|
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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 Cited by: Violence, an act of physical force that causes or is intended to cause harm.
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The rate of hate crimes against Latinos in the U.S. is at its highest in nearly a decade, according to an annual report by the FBI. The report revealed hate crimes against Latinos in The classical Indian text of Tirukkuṛaḷ deals with the ethics of non-violence or non-harming through verses – in Chapter 32 of Book 1, further discussing compassion in Chapter 25 (verses ), vegetarianism or veganism in Chapter 26 (verses ), and non-killing in.
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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” (King, Stride, 80). Judith Butler provides a keen analysis of the nonviolent counter-culture necessary for humans to survive in our current political climate.
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And, while it is an excellent book, I found it a little lengthy and full of examples and stories moreso than practical application. This Nonviolence Handbook is exactly for what I was looking!Reviews: Against this backdrop of chaos, war, and an increasingly dangerous technological landscape, the philosophy of non-violence, or passive resistance, gained an historical currency which is still activities of important leaders like Gandhi, King, and Mandela revealed the truly earth-changing, paradigm shifting potential of non.
In his book "The King's Torah" (Torat HaMelech) he wrote that under Torah and Jewish Law it is legal to kill Gentiles and even in some cases to kill the babies of enemies.
  Later in August police arrested rabbi Yosef Elitzur-Hershkowitz – co-author of Shapira's book – on the grounds of incitement to racial violence, possession.As these books have shown, Gandhi was right: “Non-violence is the summit of bravery” (Sider, 17).
Nonviolence has proven time and time again to be an effective means of confronting evil. But Christians shouldn’t embrace it because it’s the most effective means of confronting evil, but the most faithful means of following Jesus. Nations can do more to promote a culture of peace and non-violence nationally, regionally, and internationally.
UN photo UNESCO and other UN groups can strengthen their activities that promote a culture of peace. UN photo The UN Peacebuilding Commission can keep promoting a culture of peace and non-violence for children.