Alternatives

Why we Think a Peace System is Possible

Why we Think a Peace System is Possible

Achieving an actual peace system will require constructive work.

There is already more Peace in the World than War

There is already more Peace in the World than War

The truth is that most of the world lives without war most of the time.

We Have Changed Major Systems in the Past

We Have Changed Major Systems in the Past

Some changes have been wholly unanticipated and have come so suddenly as to be a surprise even to the experts.

We Live in a Rapidly Changing World

We Live in a Rapidly Changing World

Conventional assumptions about the future will no longer hold.

Compassion and Cooperation are Part of the Human Condition

Compassion and Cooperation are Part of the Human Condition

The belief that human competition and violence are the result of evolutionary adaptations is a false one.

The Importance of Structures of War and Peace

The Importance of Structures of War and Peace

The War System is made up of interlocked structures which make war normative.

How Systems Work

How Systems Work

Systems are made up of interlocked beliefs, values, technologies, and above all, institutions that reinforce each other.

An Alternative System is Already Developing

An Alternative System is Already Developing

Beginning in 1816 with the creation of the first citizen-based organizations working to end war, a string of revolutionary developments has occurred.

Nonviolence: The Foundation of Peace

Nonviolence: The Foundation of Peace

There are many modern instances of the successful use of nonviolence.

Outline of an Alternative Security System

Outline of an Alternative Security System

(This is section 17 of the World Beyond War white paper A Global Security System: An Alternative to War. Continue to preceding | following section.) See four separate parts of the paper that compose the “Alternative Security System”     […]

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