Fighting Inequality and Oppression with Non-Violence Is always the Best Policy

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“An unjust law is itself a species of violence. Arrest for its breach is more so. Now the law of nonviolence says that violence should be resisted not by counter-violence but by nonviolence. This I do by breaking the law and by peacefully submitting to arrest and imprisonment.” (Mahatma Gandhi) Since Americas independence until today people try to find different approaches to defeat the inequality and the oppression. An old traditional thought is that violence can only be treated with violence, there is no room left for an analysis of the situation and try to approach it differently. Yet, there are ways like Gandhi quote states if we have to break the law and accept the consequences to counter violence by non-violence might as well accept this method; either way people suffer the consequences for “breaking the law”. On the onther hand, a nonviolence movement will shift people view on the positive side rather than the negative side; demonstrating that nonviolence method will achieve justice in a peaceful way without the consequences of violence. The best method to advocate justice is by fostering a Non-violent character to people and to stand up against the enemy with intelligence. Fighting inequality and oppression with violence has being an old school thought that had been penetrated in the people mid since they were little, and the consequences of such thought had been showed through the course of history. For instance in the letter from a Birmingham Jail, Martin

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