Ending Human Violence is a Task for Each of Us

The simple reality is that violence will only end when each one of us is committed to ending it. Are you?
Related: War- The great unmentionable in the 2016 US elections

RJBurrowes <flametree@riseup.net>, Special to Evergreene Digest

April 6, 2016 | Do you think that ending human violence is impossible? Do you believe that even aiming to do so is unrealistic? Well, you might be right. But you might also be interested to know that there are a lot of people around the world who are committed to trying. And, if you think the aim is worthwhile, you could be one of them.


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The most casual perusal of the media will confirm what most of us suspect: violence takes many forms and it is absolutely pervasive. But what the media might not report regularly is that there are some phenomenal people and organizations out there that are doing everything they can to tackle one or more aspects of this violence. And as they identify themselves as part of one or more worldwide networks working on violence, they acquire a fuller appreciation of what is being achieved.

Robert J. Burrowes <https://robertjburrowes.wordpress.com/&gt; has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of Why Violence?

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Related:

War: The great unmentionable in the 2016 US elections, Joseph Kishore, Global Research / World Socialist Web Site <>

The fight against imperialist war requires the building of an independent political movement of the working class, based on an internationalist and socialist program. Workers must not allow themselves to remain trapped within the pro-imperialist confines of bourgeois politics and the Democratic Party. The working class must intervene with its own program and perspective, connecting the fight against war with the fight against inequality, dictatorship and the capitalist system.
Related: “We are the death merchant of the world.”

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