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Familiar to anyone who has participated in a boycott, these principles describe the policy of refusing to take part in activities considered unjust or unethical (non-participation) and refusing to collaborate or cooperate with those engaged in unjust or unethical activities (non-cooperation). Nonviolent protest, as practiced by Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, is largely based on these two core principles.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Given that we domesticated these animals, doesn’t that give us the right to use them?
What about indigenous people who kill and eat animals, but do so in a way that respects the animal's spirit?
My religious tradition doesn't forbid killing and eating animals, so that makes it okay, doesn’t it?
Non-violent social change
Path of conscience
Privilege of domination