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The Way of Harmonizing Energy

–by Mary Stein  (Oct 21, 2016) About thirty years ago, still a few years from my fiftieth birthday, I read of a martial art that was described as nonviolent, resolving conflict through skillful relationship. It came from [the part of the Planet … Continue reading

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The Peace People

–by Betty Williams (Feb 27, 2015) War has traditionally been a man’s work, although we know that often women were the cause of violence. But the voice of women, the voice of those most closely involved in bringing forth new … Continue reading

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Love Your Opponents: You Don’t Need to Like Them

by Martin Luther King Jr.  (Jan 18, 2013) There will come a time, in many instances, when the person who hates you most, the person who has misused you most, the person who has gossiped about you most, the person who … Continue reading

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Interacting With Opposite Forces

A Cherokee Story  (Dec 07, 2012) An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life: “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy.”It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – … Continue reading

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The Humble Work of the Stars

–by Vinoba Bhave (Jun 29, 2012) One of the most powerful practices is to strive to look at the good in every human being. When we do this, it allows us to witness the divine in them. But in that process, we … Continue reading

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Harmony Without Hierarchy: Anarchy & Universal Love

-by Deborah Gordon (Jun 21, 2012) Because most of the dynamic systems that  we design, from machines to governments, are based on hierarchical control, it is difficult to imagine a system in which the  parts use only local information and the whole thing … Continue reading

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Cultivating Independent Opinion

“Governments [and corporations] create all this fear. They have constituted themselves protectors of the people, and the people are no longer self-reliant but depend upon the Government and expect it to protect them… Throughout the World today, the direction of education … Continue reading

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A Neuron With Imagination

The Charity Focus family kindly featured a comment I did on ijourney. The reality is that the article should be signed also by Viral, Nipun, Pavi, Guri and all the Wednesdays team who participated on the edits. Here is the … Continue reading

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Colorful Unity in Arizona: One Stroke at a Time

[I am writing this piece from El Barrio. This neighborhood was raided by ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the largest investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security) two years ago, arresting many undocumented people –a lot of them … Continue reading

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Homes Not Jails

[The message that flowed through me during the Homes Not Jails direct action in San Francisco.] My family calls me Pancho and even though most of you don’t know me, I’d like you to know that I love you all. … Continue reading

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