Violence & Nonviolence: Banneker Center Survey #205

Economic Justice Survey

December Survey
Violence & Nonviolence

Please send in your opinions. This brief survey will only take a few minutes. Thank you!



Have you ever witnessed an act of violence?

definitely yes
I think so
I think not
definitely no

In the last ten years, have you participated in an act of violence?

definitely yes
I think so
I think not
definitely no

In the last ten years, have you participated in an act of courageous nonviolence?

definitely yes
I think so
I think not
definitely no

When a government kills a "death row" convict, is that an act of violence?

definitely yes
I think so
I think not
definitely no

When a soldier kills an enemy soldier, is that an act of violence?

definitely yes
I think so
I think not
definitely no

What is the single biggest reason why people commit violent acts?

poverty
insanity
stupidity
they have a violent nature
unsure

People who prefer nonviolent actions in all circumstances of conflict are called pacifists. What would you call someone who prefers violent actions in all circumstances of conflict?



Is violence an infringement on the victim's human rights?

definitely yes
I think so
I think not
definitely no

Do you have a right never to be the victim of a violent act?

definitely yes
I think so
I think not
definitely no



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