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Saturday, October 22, 2011

‘Satyagraha’

Civil disobedience is the assertion of a right which law should give but which it denies.
Civil disobedience presupposes willing obedience of our self-imposed rules, and without it civil disobedience would be cruel joke.
Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the State becomes lawless corrupt.
Civil disobedience means capacity for unlimited suffering without the intoxicating excitement of killing.
Disobedience to be civil has to be open and nonviolent.
Disobedience to be civil implies discipline, thought, care, attention.
Disobedience that is wholly civil should never provoke retaliation.
Non-cooperation and civil disobedience are different but branches of the same tree call Satyagraha (truth-force). 
M. Gandhi

 

[Kill me now. If I am to wear this get up at the Bash, show mercy and kill me now. Horizontal striped, OMD!  And BAD DOG????  oh irony. you want real irony?  I was RESCUED to end up like this!  Now that's irony. --- no more words. Silent treatment and passive resistance]

'vie 

1 comment:

Tucker The Crestie said...

Oh, 'Vie, we know that you're NOT a bad dog! I think your mom has gone crazy!