What My Dog Taught Me About Nonviolent Resistance

Life with a four-legged Gandhi

Eric Weiner
4 min readMay 17, 2022

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As the U.S. lurches from crisis to crisis, from gun violence to the heated debate over abortion, it’s worth revisiting a powerful method for changing minds and hearts: nonviolent resistance. It worked during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, and in many other cases. In a comprehensive study of some three hundred nonviolent…

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Eric Weiner

Philosophical Traveler. Recovering Malcontent. Author of five books. My latest,:"BEN & ME: In Search of a Founder's Formula for a Long and Useful Life."