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The Courage of Peace

The Strength of Human Kind

This site seeks to present the case for non-violent resolution to conflict and war.

"I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace."
~ Albert Einstein ~

There are several forms of pacifism. An absolute pacifist will never kill another human, even when threatened with great danger. A conditional pacifist will seek non-violent solutions, but may use force to defend themselves or others.

When one thinks carefully, the vast majority of humans adopt a certain position of pacifism - we generally learn to control our defensive instincts, at least to some degree. Explore this site and refine your own approach to conflict and war.

Defining Pacifism

What is it? Why is it? Where is it?

Explore why so many choose to be pacifists and develop your own ideas about conflict resolution.

Understanding Conflict

How does conflict begin? When, if ever, is it right to use deadly force? Is pacifism doing nothing?

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For and Against

"The force and momentum for change in society should be non-violent."

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Prominant Pacifists

Enjoy brief bios of prominent pacifists including:

Vera Brittain, George Bernard Shaw, Aung San Suu Kyi and others.

"The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong."

~ Mahatma Gandhi ~