Practical Civil Disobedience For Beginners


This. If every one of us did only one of these things it would tip the tide. Yes I am in America but it applies equally to our particular businesses and government officials as well.

Writer Goes Roaming

The state doesn’t work within the law – ultimately, it works within the laws which we allow. Those laws must be sensible and ethical. Think about it: if the government decreed that we must all walk backward, we would disobey, because it makes no sense. And if they ordered us to kill our sick loved ones to save the NHS money, we would refuse because it is unethical.

We are under no obligation to do what is nonsensical and wrong. In fact, our moral obligation is to remove a government which orders us to do such things. The greatest atrocities in human history occur when people ignore their moral obligation to differentiate between civic duty, and blind submission.

We currently live in a country where our democratic decisions are refused, our rights of free speech are overturned, our territory and culture is being given away to people whose mission is…

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