For Global Peace with Social Justice in a Sustainable Environment
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While exploring the methods of nonviolent advocacy practiced by Gandhi and the nonviolent movement for Indian independence, I began to note the consistent occurrence of control within the strategies of Indian protestors. We can easily identify a sense of control in all of the methods adopted by the movement.
Perhaps the most prominent element of Gandhian nonviolence was the imperative refusal to fight back against violence. Gandhi and his methods of nonviolence for social and…Continue
Inspired by the principles of Gandhian nonviolence, as well as by the effectiveness of nonviolence as a tool for social change in general, I have recently explored and identified what is perhaps the most prominent rhetorical device at work in Gandhi’s nonviolent advocacy. The rhetorical significance of public performance allowed the Indian nationalist movement to efficiently communicate the group’s message and significantly advanced the capacity for social and political change throughout…Continue