Silence

Silence is powerful. It’s also versatile. Silence can be used to make a statement or wielded like a weapon. It’s a very effective form of protest and a means of nonviolent action. Silence can speak volumes. It can signal disapproval and disagreement without being disagreeable. At a time when people routinely use loud, angry voices, caustic speech and violent action to get their point of view to the masses, silence can be a louder statement. Without saying a word people can let others know exactly where they stand and what they stand for.
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Renouncing Honors

Renouncing an honor is yet another way to express dissent without resorting to violence. One renounces an honor or title bestowed by a governing body in order to protest some measure or behavior enacted by the body or any member thereof. This renunciation is especially significant if the honor is closely associated with the adversary’s cause.
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