Each scientific advance, technological breakthrough or political victory seems to foretell of a better day only to pale beneath the cycle of violence. Wars, murders, genocide - the killing goes on unabated. Yet there is hope.
Are nonkilling societies possible?
Some say "No!" and that killing is inevitable because of human nature, competition over scarce resources, and other factors. However, in 2002, a resounding "Yes!" was asserted in Nonkilling Global Political Science published by political scientist Glenn D. Paige.
The important work of the Center
Paige and colleagues have been in touch with hundreds of respected scholars and activists to study this question, including interdisciplinary research committees -- anthropology, science, neurology, the arts, and many more. They have compiled an impressive body of knowledge that has uncovered some remarkable conclusions... [more about the story].
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Nonkilling is the Alpha and Omega of life. It is a prerequisite, an a priori condition, an ethical imperative, and a guide to action for individual and societal transformations to achieve the highest human potential. Your help has never been more important [continue reading].
Nonkilling Security and the State
Edited by Joám Evans Pim (2013)
Nonkilling Korea: Six Culture Exploration
Edited by Glenn D. Paige and Chung-Si Ahn (2012)