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Ending Children’s Suffering to Create a Peaceful World

Ending children’s suffering is a theme that emerges again and again in Solutions for Peace. We may as well consider it Solution No. 1. The suffering of children is not solely a humanitarian issue, which it clearly is, but it is … Continue reading

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Liberty and Peace

Is it possible to retain individual liberty and still experience peace? For some, liberty and peace seem almost oxymoronic. They imagine individual liberty puts humans at odds with each other. They believe individual freedom causes outbreaks of violence and unrest … Continue reading

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Riding the Wave of Peace

The overriding theme of Solutions For Peace is tapping into solutions that create permanent peace that benefits all. When the world returns to its old attempts at striving for peaceful negotiations, we can see how peace itself gets unwoven before our very eyes. It’s not … Continue reading

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Guns and Peace

As of this writing in August 2012, there have been a spat of lone gunmen on killing sprees in the United States. It seems pointless to review those incidents, they are well-analyzed in the media; yet they have an essential common element, … Continue reading

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Crossroads for Humanity

We are at a crossroads for humanity at this time. We have too much knowledge now about the violence of the past, the wars that solved little, and the countless losses suffered that served almost no purpose. Humanity is at … Continue reading

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Human needs and Creating a Peaceful World

Human Needs and Creating a Peaceful World It seems a very basic understanding of human psychology that when people do not get their needs met they tend toward anger and frustration. In extreme cases of need-deprivation, people may become more … Continue reading

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Connecting with Peace in a World at War

Peace is not about external circumstances or realities. There really isn’t anything external anyway–there is only us, our thoughts, our experiences, and our interpretations of those experiences. The world has led us to believe that for peace to hold certain … Continue reading

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