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100 new peace activists

By Kathie Malley-Morrison & Anthony J. Marsella Be not afraid!  You are not alone! There are thousands of advocates and activists across the world bringing conscience to the struggle for peace and justice–individuals from all walks of life, willing to … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Special: A Profile in Activism

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  by Kathie MM In a chart in a recent post entitled 100 Living Peace and Justice Leaders, the characteristics attributed to peace and justice leaders and models included: nonviolence, inspiration, tolerating struggle, empathy & compassion, integrity, courage, and a … 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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The Conditions for Human Health and Well-Being Reside in the Psycho-Social Contexts of Life

by Anthony J. Marsella, Ph.D. “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. . . . A stereotyped but unconscious despair is concealed even under what are called games of amusement and … Continue reading

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