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Non Violence: Practical Possibility or Pipe Dream? An informative lecture by Bill Garlington, PhD.

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Name: Non Violence: Practical Possibility or Pipe Dream? An informative lecture by Bill Garlington, PhD.
Date: March 9, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST
Event Description:

Presented by the Ojai Festivals Women's Committee, the discussion will begin with a brief examination of theories that attempt to explain the genesis of human violence. It will then turn to an examination of the philosophical foundations of non-violence followed by historical examples of non-violent implementation (Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and Abdul Ghaffar Khan). It will conclude with a discussion of the practical possibilities and challenges of a non-violent approach to conflict.

Bill Garlington, PhD, has  B.A. and M.A. in History from UCLA, and a PhD in Asian Studies and Sociology from the Australian National University. He has taught at all academic levels on three continents and carried out sociological/anthropological fieldwork in India. His main academic interests are the Sociology of Religion and the History of Ideas.

Location:
The Ojai Retreat, 160 Besant Road Ojai CA 93023
Date/Time Information:
3:00pm-5:00pm
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Fees/Admission:
$25 per person
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