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Dilemmas in Promoting Nonviolence

  title={Dilemmas in Promoting Nonviolence},
  author={Brian Martin},
Promoting the use of nonviolent action raises a number of seldom-discus sed tensions and dilemmas, including the possibility that nonviolence can be used for the wrong cause, the potential for nonviolent action to support violence and vice versa, and the role of advocates for nonviolent action. It is useful to think of nonviolent action as a tool that can be used for different purposes but is, by its nature, easier to use for liberation than oppression. 
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