Nonviolence As An End In Itself
We choose non-violence not merely as a strategy for the attaining of the ends of justice, casting it aside if it does not work. We choose it as an end in itself… because we believe it is the way Christ himself struggled for justice.
Bishop Francisco Claver, SJ, following the Philippine’s successful non-violent revolution.
Walter Wink adds to this by saying that “death is not the greatest evil man can suffer”.
Once again I say, the destination is not the focus, it is the journey that counts.
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