Category Archives: Peace studies

POLITICAL MIND GAMES: How the 1% manipulate our understanding of what’s happening, what’s right, and what’s possible

  Note from KMM: Are you satisfied with the way things are going in this country today?  or wondering what the heck went wrong and why we seem to be in such a mess?  if you want some answers and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Reverend Martin Luther King Jr’s Legacy, Part 4

  One Hundred Contemporary Exemplars of Peace Advocacy and Activism: The First Fifty by Kathie Malley-Morrison & Anthony J. Marsella During this week, while we are honoring one of America’s greatest heroes, a man who personified many of the highest … Continue reading

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Guidelines for Living a Spiritual Life ©

by Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. Awareness I resolve to be more aware and responsive to the spiritual dimensions of my being and my nature. I intend to accept and to embrace the self-evident truth that the very life force that is … Continue reading

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Buddhist Social Democracy, Part 2

by Stefan Schindler In Buddha’s worldview, “each life is precious, endowed with freedom and opportunity.” The Buddhist social democratic path to peace offers widespread time and place for deconditioning. Buddha says the institutions of society ought to serve schools, not … Continue reading

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