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Non Violent Civil Disobedience as a Means of Protest
in his predictions for the popularity of civil disobedience as a mode of dissent. There is more plausibility in the idea of a multi-dimensional continuum of protest, which recognises the complexities in such critical points of contrast as legality, violence, harm, communication, motivation, and persuasiveness. One is that disobedients deserve the same punishment as the ordinary offenders who breach the same laws. As Raz observes, non-violence avoids the direct harm caused by violence, and non-violence does not encourage violence in other situations where violence would be wrong, something which an otherwise warranted use of violence may. Thus in the 1930s, the Indian campaign of civil disobedience began. (burnaby) - Green Party leader Elizabeth May (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands arrested this morning at the Burnaby Mountain worksite of the Kinder Morgan pipeline project, is promising to stand amendments on U.S. Constitution firm with the Tsleil-waututh, Squamish and Musqueum First Nations and their supporters across Canada in opposing the. A revolutionary like Gandhi was happy to go to jail for his offences, but felt no fidelity toward the particular legal system in which he acted. Radical Protest : Some forms of dissent such as coercive violence, organised forcible resistance, militant action, intimidation, and terrorisation lie further outside the realm of tolerated (or tolerable) political action than civil disobedience does. The activism of Martin Luther King. Indeed, under certain conditions, our obligations are to resist unjust and unfair schemes, and this can include a duty to disobey the law (Delmas 2014).
If an official's breach of a specific duty is more in keeping with the spirit and overall aims of the office than a painstaking respect for its particular duties is, then the former might be said to adhere better than the latter does to the. These offenders are conscientiously motivated and often their protests serve the interests of society by forcing a desirable re-examination of moral boundaries.
Whereas conscientious refusal is undertaken with the assumption that authorities are aware of the breach of law, conscientious evasion is undertaken with the assumption that the breach of law is wholly covert. Revolutionary action is typified by a comprehensive objective to bring about a regime change.
On the contrary, Socrates and John Stuart Mill have persuaded many people to believe that questioning and challenging the prevailing views are among the highest forms of virtue (Dagger 1997, 14). In contrast to deterrence systems, monistic desert systems and communicative systems of punishment would only punish civil disobedients if, and to the extent that, they deserve to be punished. An even broader conception of civil disobedience would draw no clear boundaries between civil disobedience and other forms of protest such as conscientious objection, forcible resistance, and revolutionary action. Briefly, the right to civil disobedience could be grounded on something other than participation rights such as a right to object on the basis of conscience. People may be supposed to have a fundamental right against the government, such as freedom of expression, when that right is important to their dignity, to their standing as persons equally entitled to concern and respect, or to some other personal value of consequence. Whereas civil disobedience has developed as a positive term which many people apply to their own protests, terrorism is an epithet applied only to the actions of others. Some coordination of activities is required, says Rawls, to regulate the overall level of dissent (Rawls 1971, 3745). Thoreau, for his part, spent time in jail for his protest.
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