- Confronting the Covid 19 Crisis-Danger and Opportunity
- Quaker Contributions to building a Culture of Peace in an Unpeaceful world
- Observing the International Day Against Nuclear Tests.
- Love and Terror in the Third Reich:A Tale of Broken Integrity
- Submission to the Arms Amendment Bill Select Committee-New Zealand Parliament.
Margaret Cochran on Confronting the Covid 19 Crisi… mary woodward on Confronting the Covid 19 Crisi… kevinclements2012 on Love and Terror in the Third R… Fran Francis on Love and Terror in the Third R… peddiebill on Psychopathology and Politics:…
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Category Archives: Building Peaceful Community
Time, Space and the Global Imaginary: Reflections on Elise Boulding’s Contribution to a Global Civic Culture and a Peaceful World.
In all this work on developing a global system that worked she promoted integrative rather than dominatory or coercive power(power with rather than power over others) . She also wanted a world where diversity was celebrated, where there was equality between men and women and adults and children. She wanted a world dedicated to the creation of conditions within which all 6.5 billion people on the planet were able to have their needs for recognition, security and welfare met and where they could all realise their deepest potentiality. She advanced all of these causes with integrity, passion, intellect and a deep commitment to the welfare of others. I miss her every day but her ideas sustain me and others as we grapple with the follies of the 21st century. Continue reading
Lead me from death to life
From Falsehood to truth
Lead me from despair to hope
From fear to trust.
Lead me from hate to lobe
From war to peace
Let peace fill our hearts,
Our world, our universe. Continue reading
What has happened to Truth/Trust; Mercy Compassion; Justice and Peace in Aoteraoa-New Zealand? Kevin P Clements I’m back in Dunedin . Fog is covering the harbour but the sun is trying to burn its way through, revealing patches of light … Continue reading
Uniting for Peace:Building sustainable Peace Through Universal Values Kevin P Clements The 25th General Conference of the International Peace Research Association is nearly over. 500 people came from all around the world to Istanbul Turkey to learn about ways in … Continue reading
Tears of Regret, Tears of Fear, Tears of Grief:Its raining tears in Istanbul Kevin P Clements Its the final day of electioneering in Turkey before tomorrow’s Presidential election. Erdogan is expected to win and the opposition is already crying foul, … Continue reading
The weight of the world: Kevin P Clements If you are a reasonably open, sensitive empathetic person its pretty hard not to be weighed down by the weight of the world at the moment. Gaza is a 21st century nightmare … Continue reading
Originally posted on Global Justice in the 21st Century:
? [Prefatory note: This is an interview with a knowledgeable Greek journalist covering a range of issues associated with the Gaza ordeal] ? “Blood on American Hands”: Richard Falk on Palestine…
Violence and Nonviolence in the 21st Century Kevin P Clements National Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies University of Otago. We are constantly being told that the world overall is getting more peaceful. Stephen Pinker ( The Better Angels … Continue reading