Today the single most important responsibility of national governments and governing agreements at the international level is the protection of the commons.
The new fields of peace research and peace education developed in the wake of the catastrophe that was World War II and accelerated in the 1980s after the world came close to nuclear annihilation.
In peace journalism, editors and writers give the reader a chance to consider nonviolent responses to conflict rather than the usual knee-jerk reaction of counter violence.
Regardless of one’s faith tradition, rejection of institutional religion, spiritual direction or complete atheism, the work by peaceful religious initiatives is encouraging and should be further encouraged.
If we want war to end, we are going to have to work to end it.
Books, print media articles, speaker’s bureaus, radio and television appearances, electronic media, conferences, etc., will be employed to spread the word about the myths and institutions that perpetuate war.
Huge public campaigns/movements have a way of bringing people’s attention to questions they have not been focused on.
(This is the conclusion of the World Beyond War white paper A Global Security System: An Alternative to War.) War is always a choice and it is always a bad choice. It is a choice that always leads to more […]
(This is section 1 of the World Beyond War white paper A Global Security System: An Alternative to War. Continue to preceding | next section.) The main sections of A Global Security System: An Alternative to War are: * Why […]