Monthly Archives: March 2012

Westernization vs Traditional

Today, in our discussion about our position paper for the India simulation, my group and I had to decide whether we supported a westernized or traditional country. Within the Indian National Congress, Carly and I are Hindu’s. The Hindu’s in … Continue reading

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Marx and Engels on Nonviolence

A few days ago, I asked the question in class, how would Marx view the lack of violence in the Indian revolution?  Knowing that Marx believed violence was necessary for a successful revolution, I wanted to understand why.  I did … Continue reading

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Kony 2012

So I’m sure that most of you have heard of a campaign run by the NGO Invisible Children called “Kony 2012.” The campaign has lead to a lot of thought, both inspiring people to get involved and drawing criticism from … Continue reading

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Nonviolence

Today in class we had a long discussion about the pros and cons of practicing nonviolence. Sarah brought up a typical example of a kid physically bullying another kid, and whether or not the victim should respond by punching his … Continue reading

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Reason for British Invasion

We discussed in class the negative and positive effect of British imperialism in India, but as someone brought up, I don’t understand why the British felt the need to expand their rule over India. Was it because they thought India … Continue reading

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Is Violence Necessary For a Revolution to Succeed?

Gandhi led one of the only successful non-violent revolutions to date. Through non-violence he was able to ratify the injustice that was overt, and he remained this tactic throughout the revolution. In the movie we watched in class when asked … Continue reading

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