“How Do We Deal with Extreme Violence without Using Force in Return?”

Peace activist Scilla Elworthy posed this question to the audience at a recent TEDx lecture at the University Of Exeter, United Kingdom.

In the video below, Elworthy talks about how bullies use violence and describes the personal changes and skills needed to fight extreme violence without using violence in return. She points to modern and historical heroes—Aung San Suu Kyi, Mahatma Gandhi, and Nelson Mandela—and the personal philosophies that powered their peaceful protests.

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One thought on ““How Do We Deal with Extreme Violence without Using Force in Return?”

  1. Pingback: Wisdom In Action: The Philosophy of Non-violence « Heroes Duck Punch Drunk

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