I got this new article from another source but it is very interesting to me.Link article here = A Simple Man from India Continues to Influence the WorldThe line in that article that summarizes the message for me is this one quoted below:"The greatest thing he did was to make people fearless against the forces of power and authority. He taught ordinary people not to fear armed adversaries."Of course that article…See More
I wanted to say thanks so much to you for posting this link. It's interesting, about a month ago I heard this disembodied voice speaking, about economics, the importance of the gift, connection with all life, etc., etc. -- I had no…"
To non-violent at all times is a precept in general.
Gandhi and King after him taught non-violent behavior in seeking redress of horrible crimes against humanity.
The Occupy Wall Street movement seeks for the 99% a larger cut of the…"
"I tried to watch the video but it is blocked due to some copyright problem. It is not the Police but the policing mentality that is playing a part here. The class that has everything wants to crush the small people. But I hope the "Occupy'…"
"It is more accurate to view the truth as God rather than God as truth.
That is an important distinction, because God is far more that just truth.
God is love, and God is justice, righteousness, virtue, mercy, charity, and more, so truth is a part of…"
"As a citizen of India, and as a citizen of the world we all inhabit, I offer one of Gandhi's most basic ideas to those Occupying Wall Street. India is the world's biggest democracy and the US is the world's most powerful democracy. I…"
"It is not true and it is unfair to claim the "Occupiers" do not suffer since surely they do.
And yes they have made mistakes including some acts of violence but they are adjusting their mistakes trying to do better each time.
"David you are right in your assessment of the words non violence. Non violence means SUFFERING for a cause which you totally believe in. No moaning about what blows are handed out to the participants. Accept whatever is dished out.
In many so called…"
I do not know how much is known of it outside the USA but the "Occupy Wall Street" has been going on for some time now and it seems to be growing. Link to one of its many websites here = Occupy Wall Street worldwide.Link Youtube = Video: Police Pepper Spray Protesters. The thing is that Mahatma Gandhi is all inside and over top of the entire movement as so many people…See More