Sometimes the most powerful act of resistance is to do nothing | Curio

Sometimes the most powerful act of resistance is to do nothing

7 mins | Apr 15, 2020

"If a person has the right to do something, there is a fundamental duty not to prevent them from it." "So, if a person is enacting their right to resistance, then bystanders have an obligation to forbear and not to interfere. This seems obvious, but there was a rather shocking instance during the London Extinction Rebellion protests where this duty was not respected..." Gwilym David Blunt, a lecturer in international relations at the Department of International Politics at City, University of London, explores in Aeon magazine.

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From Aeon magazine