Nonviolence

05.01.2016 Pressenza Budapest

Pre-deciding to not use violence

Pre-deciding to not use violence

As loving parents who raised two children during the era of the Vietnam War, we were inspired by the work of child psychologist Haim Ginott who observed: “Misbehavior and punishment are not opposites that cancel each other. On the contrary, they breed and reinforce each other.” We asked ourselves: Is … »

14.11.2015 Gabriela Amaya

Terrorist attacks in Paris: No to violence!

Terrorist attacks in Paris: No to violence!

Several attacks have led to scores of dead in Paris and hundreds injured. Today, more than ever, it’s necessary to position oneself clearly against violence, where ever it comes from. The facts, still very confused More than 140 deaths and numerous injured are the consequences of six attacks that have … »

23.08.2015 Gabrielle Negrel

ζω: zo̱… I Live ! Interactive documentary in Greece

ζω: zo̱… I Live ! Interactive documentary in Greece

This project was born from a curiosity about Greece. Soon the idea of making an interactive documentary became clear, giving voice to those women and men who organize themselves to find solutions to the needs of daily life. It is this active and courageous Greece that the documentary shows.  The … »

09.07.2015 Robert Burrowes

Most Attitudes and Beliefs are Outcomes of Fear

Most Attitudes and Beliefs are Outcomes of Fear

I routinely come across efforts to change an individual’s attitude, belief and/or value by using education to teach the ‘right’ one. This is most usually intended to lead to a better behavioural outcome, such as someone who is not sexist, racist or violent. I would like to explain why education … »

30.06.2015 Ernesto H. De Casas

You don’t kill people!

You don’t kill people!

The phrase, “you don’t kill people,” Silo said to us once in an informal dinner, when the conversation was about the atrocities caused by military dictatorships in South America and in the hypothetical case that someone could meet an ex-torturer in the street. What would you do? In this context … »

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