Tag Archives: peace

“Rescuing Peace from War”–Daily Metta

May 9: “I can say with confidence that if the world is to have peace, nonviolence is the means to that end and no other.” –Gandhi (Harijan, 7-20-1947, p. 243) Aristophanes, the Greek comic playwright, used his craft as a means for opening the hearts and minds of his ancient audience to urgent truths, and his work remains… read more

“Gandhi’s Mantram”–Daily Metta

February 13 “When a child, my nurse taught me to repeat Ramanama whenever I felt afraid or miserable, and it has been second nature with me with growing knowledge and advancing years.” –Gandhi (Harijan, 8-17-1934, p. 213) Ramanama is the repetition of the Rama’s name (Rama-nama). Rama is the name of a Hindu diety whose… read more

“Like Disciplined Soldiers”–Daily Metta

February 2 “There should be no mistake. There is no civil disobedience possible, until the crowds behave like disciplined soldiers.” –Gandhi (Young India, 8-25-1921) Gandhi, to the surprise of many pacifists, participated indirectly in several war efforts, including Indian recruitment for World War I, feeling that since he had appealed to the Crown for redress… read more

Nonviolence versus Gun Violence

In this video, Professor Nagler discusses the power of nonviolence as an antidote to the rampant epidemic of gun violence currently being experienced in U.S. culture. Please comment below and we look forward to hearing from you.… read more

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-10-14

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-10-07

"There are roads to peace. Peace is the road" – M.K. Gandhi http://t.co/ab1ZcHWR # Our new research fellow, Kari is constructing an outline of #science resources in #nonviolence Her background is in space engineering! #p2 # http://t.co/qCLBezLO Philip Wight blogs… http://t.co/nuSaimrN # http://t.co/KNQNDcoU May we become instruments of peace. http://t.co/Zohaf7Iq # "Honest disagreement is often… read more