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Terrorism & Our Response: Newsletter

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Traveling the Road of Nonviolence We who try to carry the torch of nonviolence know that nonviolence applies everywhere, so as peel after peel of violence racks the world we find ourselves saying essentially the same thing: “Turn back, you’re going the wrong way.” With some skill, though, we can always bring out the way… read more

“Can hatred be understood?”–Daily Metta

December 13: “The hater hates not for the sake of hatred, but because he wants to drive away from his country the hated being or beings. He will, therefore, as readily achieve his end by nonviolent as by violent means.” –Gandhi (Harijan, February 24, 1946) After the Bataclan attack in Paris, a very courageous gentleman… read more

“Intelligent and Creative Efforts”–Daily Metta

December 8: “A mere belief in ahimsa or the charkha will not do. It should be intelligent and creative.” –Gandhi (Harijan, July 21, 1940) Once when Gandhi was asked about Hitler, he said we should look seriously at the efforts he was putting forward. It was partly to stress, I think, that violence isn’t “natural;”… read more

Project Censored: Terrorism & Nonviolence

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Terrorism & Nonviolence: The Crisis of Our Time… And What We Can Do About It This local free event is part of the Fall 2015 Project Censored Lecture Series, which has been held on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at Aquas Café (189 H St. at 2nd in Petaluma, CA). Please… read more

Nonviolence now! (Alycee Lane)- Podcast

In this episode of Peace Paradigm Radio we interview author Alycee Lane about her book Nonviolence Now: Living the 1963 Birmingham Campaign’s Promise of Peace. We also juxtapose principled nonviolence and strategic nonviolence, discussing application and the meaning of both. What does it mean to embody nonviolence? Read more on her blog, Coming in from… read more

Nonviolence and Terrorism: WEBINAR

Nonviolence and Terrorism: What can WE do? Where do we even begin? Join Dr. Michael Nagler (The Metta Center for Nonviolence) and Dr. Johan Galtung (Transcend) for a live webinar on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 10 am PST. Please help spread the word and share this widely. Register in advance here. … read more

“Help one person”–Daily Metta

November 17: “Only one who has exhausted all efforts may say that he can do nothing more.” –Gandhi (Mahatma, vol.4) When we feel a problem is too big to solve by ourselves, many of us tend to draw back into our shells and resign ourselves to doing nothing. Here’s what Gandhi offered to a friend… read more