The nonviolent activist refuses to meet violence with violence but instead seeks to make those who are violent recognize that he and they share the same humanity. 
Nonviolence can take the form of non-cooperation: "Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good."
- ↑ Gandhi put this philosophy into practice by developing a technique of militant nonviolence that was intended to force the British to see the humanity of those they oppressed, and the inhumanity of their own actions. The News Media's Effort to Hide from Significant Truth
- ↑ Attributed to Gandhi, http://quotationsbook.com/quote/17437/