Six Principles




PRINCIPLE I


Nonviolence is a Way of Life for Courageous People


PRINCIPLE II


The Beloved Community is the Goal


PRINCIPLE III


Attack Forces of Evil, Not Persons Doing Evil

  

PRINCIPLE IV


Accept Suffering without Retaliation for the Sake of the Cause to achieve the Goal


PRINCIPLE V


Avoid Internal Violence of the Spirit as Well as External Physical Violence

 

PRINCIPLE VI


The Universe is on the Side of Justice

“True Peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice.”



- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Six Steps




STEP I


Information Gathering



STEP II


Education



STEP III


Personal Commitment

  


STEP IV


Negotiation




STEP V


Direct  Action

 


STEP VI


Reconciliation