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Using Our Understanding of the Brain to Create Peace

Your brain wave patterns are the electrical expression of what is happening in your inner environment. What thoughts you entertain, along with your reactions to what happens in your life, influence your brainwaves. Our brainwaves affect our thoughts, and are … Continue reading

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Learning Peace From Examining Our Reactions to bin Laden’s Death

There is much we can learn about why we do not have peace from our reactions to Osama bin Laden’s death. It may be natural to feel relief when someone violent like bin Laden is killed, but it is not … Continue reading

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From Grief Back to Peace

I lost my dad fifteen years ago. At that time I realized that I did not want to focus on his death because that was only about my loss. I wanted to celebrate my dad’s life, and focus on how … Continue reading

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Peace Cannot Be Waged

The idea of “Waging Peace” is an idea I have seen with increasing frequency. It worries me because many people approach Peace with the same mindset our leaders have used to wage war. People believe they can influence, or force … Continue reading

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The Power of Affection to Create Peace

The Power of Affection A month or so ago, one of my face book friends shared a video of a woman holding a sign, Free Hugs. It was a great video showing people connecting to and acknowledging each other through … Continue reading

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A Child’s First Experience of Violence: Spanking Post #2

Initial comment by Trevor: “I think that the person who wrote this,” (Referring to the first post I wrote on spanking.) “while thoughtful, is very naive about violence and does not have the first clue about how to disciline a … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Finding Win-Win Solutions in Creating Peace

From the time we are little, we are programmed with the idea that there can only be one winner. While this may be true in sports, we need to avoid this kind of thinking in our world affairs because, like … Continue reading

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A Child’s First Experience of Violence: Spanking

Force and violence are endemic in our society; and they affect every part of our existence. They have even contaminated the way we raise our children. “Spare the rod and spoil the child,” seems to be the reigning premise. It … Continue reading

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Human Nature: A Path to Peace

Human Nature Figuring out people can be confusing because one moment people can do the most horrendous things to each other. Another time those same people can risk their lives to help another person they do not even know. We … Continue reading

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