Non-Violence, Not Complacency

The biggest misconception about non-violent action is that it's passive; that it's akin to just letting the beatings, rapes, genocides, racism, sexism, and all the sadism of war just pass on by without ever lifting a finger to stop it. That it reflects the mentality of, 'it's either you or me brother, and WOO, I …

Violence + Addiction

"Don't raise your voice to me like I'm you're fucking child!" *Cringe* Ah, hell. My mother would've slapped me on my mouth had she heard me speak to my elders in such a fashion - my grandmother would've thrown her shoe. I had a fleeting, mid-tirade, thought - "this isn't who I am." In retrospect …