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I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. - Mahatma Gandhi What do you say?

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Asked by Aditya Misra, 18 Aug '09 02:16 pm
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Absolutely Correct. Let us hope Wisdom dawns upon all those who find Violence as a useful tool. Gandhi\'s thoughts are the best tools to get things done. They thought they killed Gandhi and finished him, but see He is everywhere, ruling over billions of hearts and he did not do anything Violent.
Answered by subhash tiwari, 18 Aug '09 03:39 pm

 
  
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Totally correct, but how many of the people realise this!!!!! Simply because the violence they have done has not affected their own near and dear ones....... but there does come a time when the circle become complete and the persons resorting to violence suffer from its evils too and then realise the above......... by which time it is too late.
Answered by Juliana, 18 Aug '09 02:27 pm

 
  
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I disagree PROFUSELY. Look @ INdia\'s independence. After 1947, due to passive resistance theme, we \"forgave\" former bureaucrats & representatives of the Colonial raj and rolled them over into independent India. The SAME policeman who was disrobing women publicaly for prottesting ENglish rule in 1946 suddenly became their protectors in 1947. How does that work? The SAME Army that was enforcing colonialism by attacking INA freedom fighters in 1944 was suddenly made the protector of the land in 1947. The tashildars, the tax collectors, who were starving ppl to death 2 collect taxes 4 her Majesty suddenly became welfare overseers of modern India.... All because of \"forgive and forget\".....and look where that landed us today. The police is still colonial. Jawas call the ARmy as colonial (otherwise they wouldn\'t execute their own officers). The civil admin as as colonial as British Raj, where u need a whole plethora of \"introductions\ ...more
Answered by A Moin, 15 Nov '09 07:46 pm

 
  
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Yes
Answered by PERIL, 06 Nov '09 08:28 pm

 
  
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It is easy to preach than to practice and its more easier to become a hypocratic. The non violence has done more harm to the nation than would have violence did. I have read a few books criticising the so called mahatma and I fully agree with it. Last month in the Times of India, a leading newspaper there was an article by M J Akbar on the book Jinnah, India and Partition and I agreed with his views and his criticising gandhi.
Answered by manoj thakur, 07 Sep '09 02:24 pm

 
  
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Mujhey lagta hai hum logo ko burai mein rehney ki aadat ho gai hai
Answered by dolly, 19 Aug '09 10:52 am

 
  
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Everything depends on time, place and circumstances. Gandhiji was correct when he refers non violence among equals where nobody is having a decisive edge or when violence is resorted to against somebody far more powerful who has power to crush your violence (these were the circumstances of his time). But when your peace is threatened by fanatics resorting to violence than more power is to be exercised either to subdue their fanaticism and bring them to justice or to eliminate them.
Answered by Prashant, 19 Aug '09 12:51 am

 
  
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