Hyprocrisy of non-violent activists controversy confronting the Ukrainians in violent self-defense

The issue of violence (and non-violence) has a context and can refer to ‘war’ and/or to activist groups who propse ‘non-violence’. The distinction is crucial and to use moral terms can backfire. It is no moral to preach non-violence to Ukrainians trying to defend themselves against the Russian invasion…
Non-violent activists end up as usual as hypocrites because here they can’t be consistent and propose non-violence in the fact the agreesion by Putin.

A romanticized belief in violence renders people irrational to the point of hurting ourselves, over and over again.

Source: Opinion | Debunking the Popular—But Dangerous—Assumption That Violence Keeps Us Safe | George Lakey

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