Can non-violence overthrow an oppressive dictator?

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The people were oppressed In 1965, Ferdinand Marcos became president of The Philippines through legitimate means and he promoted many good things in his country. He wanted more foreign investment to help the economy and he wanted people to be safe from the violent attacks of communists groups and Muslim groups. Apparently in an attempt

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Non-violence in South Africa

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The government was oppressive Between 1948 and 1994, at least 21,000 people were killed for political reasons in South Africa. In the 1700’s, most Western European countries were engaged in Imperialism; the British and the Dutch colonized South Africa. The discovery of diamonds and gold in the 1800’s led to the Boer War (1899-1902) between

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Fear

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Many people that support the invasion of Iraq do so out of fear. They are afraid that Saddam will cause another terrorist attack, support terrorist groups, or invade the United States. Most people that oppose the invasion of Iraq understand that those three scenarios are unlikely. However, anti-invasion activists are not typically sympathetic of these

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Invasion = Imperialism (The Near East)

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White House criteria The White House says that there are four main reasons for invading Iraq. They point out that Saddam has killed and tortured his own people, waged war with his neighbors, and defied the United Nations. Why is terrorism not on this list? The White House does not use it as a credible

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Compassion

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Many people that oppose the invasion of Iraq do so out of compassion. They feel that civilian deaths, depleted uranium, and Imperialism will not help the Iraqi people. Many people that support the invasion of Iraq do so out of compassion. They feel that Saddam Hussein is an evil dictator that abuses his power and

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Peace is an action

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I want to do something I want to fight back. I want to stop terrorism and haters of America. I love America and I want to protect America. I want to do something. Horrible people have attacked America many times in the last ten years and I want to get back at them. War is

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Save the helpless

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Have you noticed that "helpless" is an odd word? Literally, it means without help. (Penniless means without pennies.) But, helpful means full of help, as in, full of help for others. Helpless actually means unable to give or receive help. Babies are helpless You do not help a baby change their diaper. A baby does

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The Iraqi people are weak and helpless

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I know that the people of Iraqi are spineless. I can see that they don’t know how to help themselves. It’s obvious that they are wretched creatures that can do nothing right. Maybe you don’t agree. Maybe you think that just because the people of Iraq have survived 34 years of dictatorship, a 9-year war

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Why are there terrorists?

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Are you scared? I am scared; anthrax, chemical weapons, sarin gas, bombing the WTC, flying planes into the WTC, flying a plane into the Pentagon, crashing a plane in Pennsylvania, the Oklahoma City bombing, Waco, Ruby Ridge, kidnappers, drug wars, wars on drugs, small pox, dirty bombs, and al Qaeda. Terrorism is a choice Why

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Imperialism, do you want that?

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imperialism Main Entry: im—pe—ri—al—ism Pronunciation: im-‘pir-E-&-"li-z&m Function: noun Date: 1845 1: imperial government, authority, or system 2: the policy, practice, or advocacy of extending the power and dominion of a nation especially by direct territorial acquisitions or by gaining indirect control over the political or economic life of other areas; broadly : the extension or

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