Nonviolence

Thousands of words to support Peace and Nonviolence in Ukraine

We are in a time of war, and in the mainstream media, the floor is given above all to leaders who are at the head of hostilities and conflicts. Right now, we mostly hear words tinged with violence. These words…

The dangerous assumption that violence keeps us safe

One of the most popular — and dangerous — assumptions in the world is that violence keeps us safe. I live in the United States, a country where the more guns we have, the less safe we are. That helps…

A Guide for Peace in Ukraine: A Humanist and Nonviolent Proposal

The Centre for Humanist Studies “Exemplary Actions”, the Portuguese branch of the World Centre for Humanist Studies, an organism of the Humanist Movement, is disseminating a non-violent proposal for the restoration of peace in Ukraine, inviting citizens and non-governmental organisations…

The blind leading the blind!

Joe, Justin & Poutine want to go to war to raise their popularity rating! For a few days, we have been particularly worried by the trend that we are witnessing from various leaders when they speak of the invasion of…

Engaging with Gandhi: A Self-Reflective Inquiry

Three Sessions: Monday evenings, January 31, February 14, February 28, 6:30-8:00 PST Gandhi provided us with a set of concepts and principles that have strong relevance to our lives today. We will use these as jumping-off points for self-reflection and discussion. No reading is…

“Some clues for nonviolence”: 12 – Integrating and overcoming duality

We transmit to you the study “Some clues for nonviolence” carried out by Philippe Moal, in the form of 12 chapters. The general table of contents is as follows: 1- Where are we going? 2- The difficult transition from violence…

Indian farmers’ protest continues until the farm laws are satisfactorily repealed

*Samyukta Kisan Morcha Press Bulletin* 369th day, 30th November 2021  *Samyukt Kisan Morcha clarifies that all constituent organizations of SKM will take stock of the situation and take decisions about the next steps in the farmers’ struggle on December 4th,…

“Some clues for nonviolence”: 11-Transformation or immobilisation?

We transmit to you the study “Some clues for nonviolence” carried out by Philippe Moal, in the form of 12 chapters. The general table of contents is as follows: 1- Where are we going? 2- The difficult transition from violence…

Grappling with Images of God and (Non)Violence

The close connection between authoritarian theology and patriarchal images of God, liturgies, and language patterns on the one hand, and violence in churches, communities, families, and politics on the other, is a challenge for churches and congregations worldwide seeking to…

“Some clues for nonviolence”: 10 – The decisive role of conscience: “A clue to nonviolence

We transmit to you the study “Some clues for nonviolence” carried out by Philippe Moal, in the form of 12 chapters. The general table of contents is as follows: 1- Where are we going? 2- The difficult transition from violence…

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