Peace The Enemy of Freedom: The Myth of Non-Violence

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Shambhala, Jan 1, 1991 - Family & Relationships - 128 pages
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The world is fragmented, divided and, hence, in conflict. My country versus your country, my religion versus your religion, my beliefs versus your beliefs. This fragmentary way of living is destroying us. Person against person, nation against nation—the world is being torn apart by conflict. What is the root of this conflict? Through inquiring into the nature and structure of conflict, can we come into direct contact with all that which prevents peace?

Peace, the Enemy of Freedom does not offer solutions, methods, conclusions, or hopes about peace. It does not advocate any political, philosophical, economic, or religious reform to solve the problem of war. This book raises essential questions concerning what prevents peace and, by so doing, evokes insight into that which created conflict, individually and globally.

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Terrence Webster-Doyle is a martial arts sixth-degree black belt, former schoolteacher and administrator, Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Commission task force member, and parent of five daughters. He has written twenty-one internationally acclaimed, award-winning books on conflict education and the martial arts, and is co-founder and director of Martial Arts Partners for Peace.

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