Dr. King, Gandhi and many others promote nonviolence as an antidote to violence, but they point out that nonviolence is not the opposite of violence; it is the cure for violence. The opposite of violence is peace with justice. For us, the study and practice of organizing peace with justice forms one of the foundation blocks of democracy. Democracy Education studies nonviolence, and pursues it not only as a tactic but as a way-of-life.
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