Source: (2005) Remarks delivered at the 10th Annual Howard Thurman Convocation, Church of the Fellowship of All Peoples, San Francisco, California, October 16. Downloaded 2 November 2005.
Today I start with Ghandiâ€™s: â€œThat action alone is just which does not harm either party to a dispute.â€
What are the philosophical foundations of the Ghandian vision of justice? This do-no-harm approach to justice is rooted in the Hindu principle of ahimsa. Ahimsa means non-violence, doing no harm to anyone, even and especially not to those you consider enemies. Ghandi equates love with Ahimsa. (excerpt)
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