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Gandhi's method

NEWSPAPER EDITOR: Fighting for peace and reconciliation is not easy.

The joke sounds like this: The nervous patient asks the surgeon whether the surgery is dangerous, and the surgeon replies that he has done the operation 100 times already. The patient exhales lightly, while the surgeon says: "Once, it must be successful."

Well, fighting for peace and reconciliation is not easy. For the joke from Professor Henrik Syse came on the occasion of the 150 year mark of Gandhi (2.10.1869) at Bjørknes University College recently.

Among the famous guests we met Indian Neelakanta Radhakrishnan, one of the foremost Gandhi scientists in the world. He talked about how Martin Luther King and Japanese Daisaku Ikeda have taken Gandhi's non-violence line forward. They have all relied on the idea that religion is a liberating doctrine in which love is translated into action. Such men have a dream, a vision, of seeing a world of equals, where ethnic divides are tolerated, where people are. . .

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Truls Liehttp: /www.moderntimes.review/truls-lie
Editor-in-chief in MODERN TIMES. See previous articles by Lie i Le Monde diplomatique (2003–2013) and Morgenbladet (1993-2003) See also part video work by Lie here.

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