Do you believe passive resistance as a non-violent tactic is always effective?
The nature of servant leadership and the importance of understanding oneself and others. The passive resistance as non-violent tactics in social justice struggles and how it was used by Gandhi, Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King and Cesar Chavez. Key lessons from Sophocles’ Greek tragedy Antigone who stood up to authority on ethical grounds by defying the King and breaking the law at the risk of her own life. Understanding tensions between individual and society, law and ethics, political ideals and practical realities, religion and state, defiance and obedience, democracy and oligarchy, and the rights of individual households versus the majority. Importance of understanding that the “law” is the “law” until is changed. Class Essay Have you experienced or witnessed incidents of social justice struggles? What tactics were used? Do you believe passive resistance as a non-violent tactic is always effective? Can you share examples of “modern Antigones” who stood up to authority on ethical grounds by defying authority or breaking the law or risking their own lives? Sources and youtube videos. https://youtu.be/qp0HIF3SfI4