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  •  Ghandi was the counter to the INA and the (2+ / 0-)
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    Royal Navy mutineers.  Without the blood they spilled, Ghandi would have been ignored.

    "Searches with nonspecific warrants were ‘the single immediate cause of the American Revolution.’” Justice Wm. Brennan, referring to the 4th Amendment

    by Nailbanger on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 03:51:40 PM PDT

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    •  I fail to see the parallel (0+ / 0-)

      Royal Indian Navy Mutiny. How is this an argument against non-violent opposition?

      •  Without the threat of violence by others (3+ / 0-)
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        Ghandi would have not been the safe alternative, but just a footnote in history.
        Britain could be either ejected by force  by the more radical elements or have some say in the new independent Indian government and the stability of a peaceful turnover.  They chose Ghandi.

        "Searches with nonspecific warrants were ‘the single immediate cause of the American Revolution.’” Justice Wm. Brennan, referring to the 4th Amendment

        by Nailbanger on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 04:52:02 PM PDT

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