16 Apr '11, 7pm

Waging Peace

Waging Peace

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that . –Martin Luther King, Jr Rarely is the idea of creating a peaceful world described as an action verb–with all the same understanding and intensity that we use in waging war. The idea of peace has this almost fairy tale feel, like it is something that would just descend on us or that we might find over a rainbow. It has that kind of distant, sun-drenched feel to it, the feel-good experience that the old versions of Coke commercials evoked…I ‘d like to teach the world to sing…Peace has always been painted as easy. Coming across the work of Paul Chappell who is a West Point graduate, veteran army soldier and officer, and author of the books, Will War Ever End? and The End of War: Waging Peace Can Save Humanity, Our Planet and The Future, made me think of Albert Einst...

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