Metta Center for Nonviolence

We aim to promote the transition to a nonviolent future by making the logic, history and yet-unexplored potential of nonviolence more accessible to activists and agents of cultural change (which ultimately includes all of us). We help people in any walk of life discover their innate capacity for nonviolence and use it more strategically for long-term transformation of themselves and the world, focusing on the root causes (sometimes called “upstream” causes) of injustice, competition and violence. Ultimately we work to replace the prevailing worldview with one that rests upon a much higher image of the human being, a world informed by nonviolence and the sanctity of all life.

Erstaunliches passiert, wenn wir uns weigern, unsere Gegner bloßzustellen

Gewinnen fühlt sich gut an – so gut sogar, dass wir in dem Moment leicht vergessen, wie schlecht sich Verlieren anfühlt. Verlieren ist besonders schmerzhaft in Konflikten, in denen wir voll dabei, in denen wir mittendrin „im Spiel“ sind. Um…