Gene Sharp is a shy retiring academic who sends shivers through the bodies of dictators and their repressive regimes.
From Iran to Venezuela, Mr. Sharp has been identified as a threat to freedom bashing rulers who accuse him of promoting non-violent techniques that are a threat to their strong armed tactics.
Mr. Sharp is guility of this charge. While he is not a swashbuckling adventurer his powerful weapons are ideas and informaion. From Dictatorship To Democracy is a handbook that has been used by dissidents in Russia, Ukraine, Serbia, Ukraine and many more countries.
Mr. Sharp's success demonstrates that one person can make a big difference.
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This is a very inspiring post.