Moral force protest has a greater chance to succeed that physical force protest.
Discuss in relation to our contemporary world.
In the modern world today, there is an immense diversity of global issues
which are constantly being dealt with. Moral force protest as well as physical
force protest are used, in hope of achieving a purpose and proving a point. For
both of these acts of protest, there must be a substantial amount of facts and
evidences backing it up. Both protests, no matter how it's done, are in some way
seeking for the support of the leaders', most of the time, the leaders' being
Moral force protest involves logical convincing speeches which are fighting
for a cause within the boundaries of law. It's possible to legally get enough
support for a cause and eventually win by never once using any sort of violence.
In some cases, hunger strikes by the victims' are also done. Aside from well
constructed speeches and hunger strikes, the refusal to obey certain laws and
the passive resistance, that is, resisting to incoming violence usually from the
government, are other ways to morally protest without any physical violence.
Sometimes due to the refusal to abide to certain laws the supporters may find
abusive, the moral force protest supporters might find themselves confronting
the law, and perhaps even acting illegally. In recent years, certain countries
which hadn't previously given women the right to vote changed their decision by
receiving strong moral force protest; this right was gained, and nowadays in
those countries women possess the right to vote. Physical force wasn't in any
way used in this case.
The opposing way to support some strong cause can be through physical force
protests. This involves violent protests which may harm people purposely.
Destructive attitude from the people supporting a cause by using physical force
is indeed very common. In most cases violence is used in hope of getting... [continues]
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