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FOCUS ON CONNECTION: How to heal the seeds of terrorism

FOCUS ON CONNECTION: How to heal the seeds of terrorism

Terrorism begins with people who feel a profound sense of anger, hurt, loss and isolation (a lone shooter; individuals who are lured...
December 30, 2015 × 1 comment

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INVISIBLE VIOLENCE: How anti-rape campaigns can help us all

INVISIBLE VIOLENCE: How anti-rape campaigns can help us all

In recent years, campaigners who work against sexual assault have broadened their focus from educating women on how to not be raped,...
February 18, 2014 × 1 comment

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ACTIVE NONVIOLENCE: Q&A with Tenpa C. Samkhar of the Active Nonviolence Education Centre

ACTIVE NONVIOLENCE: Q&A with Tenpa C. Samkhar of the Active Nonviolence Education Centre

As former additional secretary for the Central Tibetan Authority in the Department of Information and International Relations, Tenpa...
December 24, 2013 × 0 comments

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PERCEPTION OF INTERCONNECTION: As ecological consciousness emerges on a mass scale the metanarrative of us-versus-them is no longer a compelling case for war

PERCEPTION OF INTERCONNECTION: As ecological consciousness emerges on a mass scale the metanarrative of us-versus-them is no longer a compelling case for war

Why is the American public so unenthusiastic about bombing Syria? Certainly the case for war is weak and hypocritical both in its...
November 5, 2013 × 0 comments

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HIT DELETE: Removing “friends” and “communities” to gather peace

HIT DELETE: Removing “friends” and “communities” to gather peace

Today I decided to lose a whole bunch of friends, a number of acquaintances and a whole lot of subscriptions. No, there has been no...
April 24, 2013 × 2 comments

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MARKETING MEANNESS: How marketing messages encourage bullying among children

MARKETING MEANNESS: How marketing messages encourage bullying among children

I hadn’t really understood how systemic and how damaging bullying gets until two months ago, when I overheard a hall monitor trying...
March 5, 2013 × 1 comment

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SPEAK DIRECTLY TO THE HEART: Drumming is the song of who we are, our home and creation

SPEAK DIRECTLY TO THE HEART: Drumming is the song of who we are, our home and creation

First, there is the pulse. In the womb, the regular beat of the mother’s heart is the soundtrack of a baby’s liquid world, a vibrational...
February 8, 2013 × 1 comment

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EVERYTHING MATTERS: Nonviolence is a way of seeing what wasn’t seen before

EVERYTHING MATTERS: Nonviolence is a way of seeing what wasn’t seen before

Almost from the moment we arrive on the planet, we are assigned the job of figuring out how it works and what it all means. Even in...
December 6, 2012 × 1 comment

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CHANGE THE CONVERSATION: Using nonviolent action to pry open the doors of dialogue

CHANGE THE CONVERSATION: Using nonviolent action to pry open the doors of dialogue

A long time co-worker of mine became committed to nonviolence during a demonstration he attended many years ago as the movement to...
November 14, 2012 × 1 comment

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