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Just actions

The most ethical and appropriate courses of action, equitable and respectful to others, guided by one's conscience and not done with the goal of recognition or reward.

2008-09-20

It's people that provoke change

It's people that can change things, not governments. They may not always know how, but a letter to a member of Parliament, participating at a concert, or speaking out in the midst of indifference, will always have more impact than money. During the Second World War, it's people who saved Jews, not governments. In the US, it's people, like Rosa Park or Martin Luther King, that led to the change of racial laws, not the government. In Africa, change must also come from the people.

Jan. 1960

Growing up by facing our fears

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the things you think you cannot do !

Manhood?

To be deeply committed to negotiations, to be opposed to a particular war or military action, is not only considered unpatriotic, it also casts serious doubt on one's manhood.

When best to start a peace association?

When we mention we started a peace association, people tell us it’s very timely. That always surprises us. We tell people we’re already 5000 years late…