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non-violence

[ˈnɒnˈvaɪələns] Nno violencia f
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non-violence

[ˈnɒnˈvaɪələns] nnon violenza
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non-violence

(nonˈvaiələns) noun
the refusal to use any violent means in order to gain political, social etc aims.
ˌnon-ˈviolent adjective
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More damaging, the mixing of violence, however minor, with non-violence, has caused aid groups to question the wisdom of participating in future flotillas.
McKeogh (political science, University of Waikato, New Zealand) examines the tortured path taken by Tolstoy that led from a life of aristocratic privilege to an uncompromising insistence on non-violence and self abnegation.
With this reality in mind, it is no surprise to me to see our 34 member states coalescing around the idea of building a shared consensus on the need to promote a culture of non-violence and peace as a fundamental value in our quest to consolidate democratic governability in the Hemisphere.
Democratic Party Senator Dianne Feinstein, who voted for the war on Iraq and supported Israel's slaughter in Gaza, proclaimed the supremacy of non-violence as she introduced Barack Obama at his inauguration, which ended with an anthem celebrating a revolutionary war.
It is well written, a good read and an excellent introduction for anyone new to the subject of either Gandhi or non-violence. It is well documented, so scholars can follow up references and use the book as a useful guide to the many books the author has read.
To mark the International Day of Peace and Non-Violence (IDPNV)--on Oct.
MP Jeffrey Donaldson, who was involved in the four-day meeting in Finland, said the road map to peace had adopted the principles of democracy and non-violence used in Ulster.
Non-Violence The History of a Dangerous Idea Mark Kurlansky Jonathan Cape 202pp 14.99 [pounds sterling] ISBN 0224077910
Father Divine was the leader of the International Peace Mission Movement, which appeared in Brooklyn around 1919, and embraced racial equality, peace and non-violence. His oratory talent and practice of hosting lavish banquets for the public at little cost during the Great Depression propelled the movement's expansion from about 30 to 40 people in 1924 to tens of thousands in the late 1930s.
Let us, as Christians, embrace our Muslim brothers and sisters as people of God, and work with them to promote unity, non-violence and care for creation.
Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations Alter-Natives to Non-Violence, Saskatoon.
"Hopefully, pressure on Hamas to be responsible in government will help us create a stronger force for non-violence," he said.