Police car burning in Toronto
Photo by James Ferguson see BBC News
Violence just brings more violence,” a woman said into a megaphone as an anarchist set fire to a police cruiser. “What you guys are doing, it’s breaking my heart.”
See full story at The Star.
I am not a visionary. I claim to be a practical idealist. The religion of nonviolence is not meant merely for the rishis and saints. It is meant for the common people as well. Nonviolence is the law of our species as violence is the law of the brute. The spirit lies dormant in the brute and he knows no law but that of physical might. The dignity of man requires obedience to a higher law-to the strength of the spirit….
The rishis who discovered the law of nonviolence in the midst of violence were greater geniuses than Newton.
Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon which cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it. It is a sword that heals.
–Martin Luther King Jr.
That’s all nonviolence is–organized love.”
See more at: Waging Nonviolence
See also: Quaker Quaker