• Non-violent resistance implies the very opposite of weakness. Defiance combined with non-retaliatory acceptance of repression from one's opponents is active, not passive. It requires strength, and there is nothing automatic or intuitive about the resoluteness required for using non-violent methods in political struggle and the quest for Truth.

    "Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr: The Power of Nonviolent Action". Book by Mary King, p. 231, 1999.
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