Everyone Has to Practice Nonviolence. Now. by Rev. John Dear

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Well-stated examination of non-violence in our real world

Dandelion Salad

"Nonviolence means not only avoiding external physical violence but also internal violence of the spirit. You not only refuse to shoot a man, you refuse to hate him" Sign (Washington, DC) Image by takomabibelot via Flickr

Dandelion Salad

by Rev. John Dear
originally published on Common Dreams
May 14, 2015

The death of unarmed Freddie Gray in police custody and the subsequent riots in Baltimore demonstrate the profound systemic injustice in our country, as well as the complete misunderstanding and widespread hypocrisy about nonviolence.

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