July 13, 2010

You can't fight violence with violence

Halting mass violence, including terrorism, requires a political will to address the problem at its roots. That requires western nations to revise their foreign policies in ways that do not generate and sustain cycles of violence. Unfortunately, such political will appears unlikely at this stage of human history.

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3 comments:

The Unheard one and the violent struggle said...

Makes you wonder why intelligent apes ever evolved weapons if they truly never gave one community some kind of an advantage over another.

So what if many Bosnians harbour violent thoughts? Do you love your boss, the guy who just cut you up on the road, the medical system that failed your loved one, etc

Give most people the excuse and a listening ear to abuse and the violent thoughts are there to be heard.

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dark majesty said...

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"you cant talk peace and have a gun"
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