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  • War & Peace – a conversation with Kira Kariakin

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    From Kira: Dear Tom I think your opinions are very interesting and provocative – I like them-, specially because United States Americans have a particular way of experience war. Always from away (with the exception of the civil war). You send soldiers to do war, and the only attacks on […]

  • A Peace of Your Mind

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    “Is it for faith to deliver peace, when on all sides inequity thrives for it shall indeed thrive, when the blessed walk past blissfully blind, content in their own moral purity, in the peace filling their souls? Oh, you might then reach out a hand to the wretched by the […]

  • War and Peace

    War & Peace

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    Is peace between individuals and societies possible, or is conflict simply a part of human nature? Does it differ from culture to culture, religion to religion, nation to nation?

  • John Lennon Portrait

    If John Lennon Had Lived

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    “Imagine there’s no countries, it isn’t hard to do, nothing to kill or die for, and no religion too, imagine all the people living life in peace. Imagine no possessions, I wonder if you can, no need for greed or hunger, a brotherhood of man, imagine all the people sharing […]

  • Freedom of Expression and Protest in Peace and War

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    Al Salam Alaykoum (Peace be with you!) The greeting above, used among Muslims across the globe, calls for peace. Over a billion people say the word, Al-Salam or Peace countless times a day. By inviting us to greet others with the word Peace, religion, knowing our tendency to opt for conflict, […]