Gandhi and His Legacies

@inproceedings{Kurtz2008GandhiAH,
  title={Gandhi and His Legacies},
  author={L. Kurtz},
  year={2008}
}
Whereas conventional wisdom assumes that power grows out of the barrel of a gun, or is given to those who steer a course down the mainstream, Gandhi’s success lies in not accepting dominant paradigms but in challenging them. Gandhi synthesizes the two contradictory teachings in the world’s religious and ethical traditions about violence in the nonviolent activist who fights like a warrior but – like the pacifist – avoids harming others. This article reviews the history and basic tenets of… Expand
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