“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”
"Nonviolence is an attempt to find truth and love even in the midst of hatred, destruction and pride."
"At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love."
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
"There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence."
“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.”
- Because our course uses videos from the YouTube host, related videos will appear following those suggested by the Alternatives to Violence Course. These related videos are not endorsed by our course.
- In this course writings by John Looney are excerpts from original articles under copyright in the 1995 edition of the ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE WORKBOOK. Materials revised March 2013, April 2015.
- The excerpts are read aloud in videos in most sessions and the original articles can be downloaded. If any part is quoted please give credit to the ALTERNATIVES TO VIOLENCE WORKBOOK, 1995 and please refer to www.alternativestoviolencecourse.org.