Tag Archives: peace

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-15

What matters the most to you? # check out on our site our new feature, nonviolence for daily living. # http://t.co/uznfm7A0! http://t.co/sDnh1p1B # http://t.co/WDsYCkbO http://t.co/epoaeQ99 # http://t.co/BKBXrahx http://t.co/wXoRlEXG # Love seeks no cause beyond itself and no fruit; it is its own fruit, its own enjoyment. I love because I love; I… http://t.co/w418qDw4 # http://t.co/Adn7cnpS… read more

A National Peace Academy Partnership with Metta Center

  meditation for peacemakers Date: March 17, 2012 Time: 9:30-5:30 pm Location:  Petaluma, CA (to be announced once registrations are in). Conducted by:   Metta Center for Nonviolence Course Instructors: Michael Nagler, Metta Center President and Professor emeritus and founder of Peace and Conflict Studies Program, UC Berkeley; Stephanie Van Hook, Metta Center Executive Director Course fees: $125 general (We… read more

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-08

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Timo, nonviolence and the Metta Center

Timo wrote explaining his work and life in Finland:   Since 1999, I have been working at Lapinjärvi Educational Center (LEC) (until 2008 as a full-timer, after that as a guest lecturer) and teaching Civil Service Men, i.e. conscientious objectors who refuse to do the military service. Finland is one of the few countries in… read more

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-01-01

listen to the "Mahatma's message" on our homepage: http://t.co/5w5peVln http://t.co/a2piOqt0 # January with Metta: Hiking, A Webinar, A Conversation Cafe, and More http://t.co/CqYMEbbA # a hike, a conversation cafe and more : http://t.co/ZiWQevql # Sign Up for Metta's first webinar of 2012 on our homepage: http://t.co/5w5peVln today! http://t.co/W43a7fDf # http://t.co/lm2jBgCy http://t.co/cMKvKXQu # http://t.co/xqjfumwb http://t.co/Yn4WDww6 #… read more

Building the World We Want

By Michael Nagler   The spinning wheel, and the spinning wheel alone, will solve the problem of the deepening poverty of India.    —Mahatma Gandhi       Corporate domination of the world, or “globalization from above,” has done two things for us.  It raised consciousness of world unity; inadvertently awakening “globalization from below,” and… read more

Compassionate Design

Originally published as “September 11 and Satyagraha” on Tikkun.org on September 8, 2011 by Michael N. Nagler As the news of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassination spread through India on the first day of February, 1948, an American journalist was stunned by the intensity of the grief swirling around him.  An Indian friend explained to him, “You… read more

Mindless in Gaza

Revised January 14, 2009. I have just gotten off the phone with my friend and colleague Oren Yiftachel, a co-founder, with Dr. Eyad El Sarraj of Gaza, of the Faculty for Israeli-Palestinian Peace.  Prof. Yiftachel lives and works in Beer-Sheva, which is within range of the Qassam rockets coming from Gaza.  Yet when I asked… read more