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  WORLD PEACE MOVEMENT Principles, Purposes and Methods
peace, and friendship is stronger than the divisive strife of hatred, war, and enmity.
The conversion of a hostile and militaristic world into a peaceful global society is primarily an educational process of changing consciousness from fear, suspicion, and mistrust to love, confidence, and trust in the human capacity to solve problems, cooperate, and establish justice.
To awaken the inner peace that dwells in the hearts of all beings.
www.san.beck.org /WPM-Principles.html   (866 words)

  Peace movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A peace movement is a social movement that seeks to achieve ideals such as the ending of a particular war (or all wars), minimize inter-human violence in a particular place or type of situation, often linked to the goal of achieving world peace.
Peace movements are also generally thought to have benefited from the rise of Internet communication and coordination, the so-called smart mob technology.
Post-WWII peace movement efforts in the United Kingdom were initially focused on the dissolution of the British Empire and the rejection of imperialism by the United States and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peace_movement   (5846 words)

 Peace - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Peace may refer specifically to an agreement concluded to end a war, or to a lack of external warfare, or to a period when a country's armies are not fighting enemies.
Peace is not a symbol, peace is a mindset.
Inner peace (or peace of mind): colloquialism that refers to a state of being mentally or spiritually at peace, with enough knowledge and understanding to keep onself strong in the face of discord or stress.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Peace   (2754 words)

 How the Peace Movement Should be Preparing for Nuclear War
The peace movement seems highly unlikely to bring about nuclear disarmament within the next few years, and hence it should be prepared for the possibility of nuclear war.
Preparation for nuclear war by the peace movement could increase the chances of success in struggles for social justice, especially in the poor countries, during a period of chaos in the rich countries resulting from nuclear war or nuclear crisis.
The peace movement as well as the general population are not prepared for these contingencies, partly because nuclear war is seen as 'the end'.
www.uow.edu.au /arts/sts/bmartin/pubs/82bpp.html   (6215 words)

 sociology - Peace movement
The Peace movement is a social movement that seeks to end wars and minimize inter-human violence, usually through pacifism, non-violent resistance, diplomacy, boycott, moral purchasing and demonstrating.
The movement often tends to be a loose, reactive and event-driven collaboration between groups with motivations as diverse as humanism, nationalism, environmentalism, anti-racism, anti-sexism, hospitality, ideology, theology, and fear.
Peace Now's 1982 "400,000 rally" led to the end of the 1982 Peace for Galilee war and the establishment of the Kahan investigation committee which impeached Ariel Sharon for indirect responsibility for the Sabra and Shatila massacre committed by Christian Phalangas.
www.aboutsociology.com /sociology/Peace_movement   (1895 words)

 Jewish ethos and the new Peace movement Manifesto- Zionism-Israel Web Log
If peace is not your objective, as Israel’s neighbors, and if peace is not what you wish for your well being and that of your children and their future, than you will continue to reap what you have sown, with no ones to blame but yourselves and the choices you made.
A Peace movement that does not look for simply engaging the people involved (not the terrorist proxies), to encourage and empower them to think for themselves and bootstarp their way, with our help, out of their misery and self inflicted servitude to their sanguine masters, is not a Peace movement.
If you don't KNOW that "peace" (at least as YOU understand "peace") is NOT the objective of the freely-elected government in Gaza, and CERTAINLY not the objective of Hezbollah (and its owners in Syria and Iran), you fit neatly into a century-old mold of "useful Idiot".
www.zionism-israel.com /log/archives/00000209.html   (2196 words)

 Peace Movement Directory
The growing number of peace places-monuments, gardens, parks--counter the pervasive dominance of imagery and symbolism of chauvinism by the imagery and symbolism of nonviolence and negotiation.
Peace Studies was the original common designator in the 1970s and 1980s, usually referring to liberal arts courses on war and peace--the causes, consequences, and remedies of war.
The importance of peace education cannot be exaggerated, for if teachers lack education in peace, the next generation will repeat the same war patterns of the past.
www.omnicenter.org /omniprojects/peacemovementdirectory.htm   (4106 words)

 ACL : Peace Movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
The Peace Movement in America was brought here by the Fabian Socialists in 1889, via socialist Jane Addams.
My loved ones would not describe their organizations as movements designed to disrupt and ultimately destroy the political system of the United States; they absolutely believe their movements are designed to usher in world peace.
The peace movement’s role in the new global government is clearly to support violent revolutions, to circumvent our legitimate representative decision making processes, and to use “direct action” to impose the will of the socialist minority on the capitalist majority.
nord.twu.net /acl/peace.html   (1504 words)

 Peace Movement Links
A Jewish Voice for Peace is a diverse and democratic community of activists inspired by Jewish tradition to work together for peace, social justice, and human rights.
By conscientiously exploring peaceful options in our search for justice, we choose to spare additional innocent families the suffering that we have already experienced-as well as to break the endless cycle of violence and retaliation engendered by war.
Our mission is to support peace, justice and sustainable economies in the Americas by changing US policies and corporate practices which contribute to poverty and oppression in Latin America and the Caribbean.
www.matrixmasters.com /links/peacemovement.html   (1724 words)

 CNN In-Depth Specials - Soldiers of Peace - November 15, 1999
All the leaders of this peace movement are teenagers who come from some of the poorest and most dangerous parts of the country.
Ana Teresa Bernal of the REDEPAZ Peace Organization says the main victims of the war in Colombia are children.
The children of the peace movement are proving that children of war can become soldiers of peace.
www.cnn.com /SPECIALS/1999/children/stories/child.soldiers   (1068 words)

The struggle over the peace testimony became the crucible of 20th century Quakerism and, because of the commitment of some Quaker pacifists, exerted a pivotal influence on the modern American peace movement.
He asserted that the weekend conferences allowed the AFSC to engage in "peace education and action," while adding that the "order of the phrasing is significant." (emphasis in original) His words contained a rebuff obvious to his readers, albeit one he himself had not expected.
Third, the Vietnam War caused the peace movement to concentrate on foreign policy and the state, a similarity with earlier peace efforts that obscured--and perhaps even hindered--the transition from one kind of radicalism to another.
www.quaker.org /renewal.html   (6456 words)

 Asia Times - Global peace movement still vibrant
The Jakarta Peace Consensus leaves little doubt that a good part of the global peace movement, which mobilized so dauntingly in the months before and during the war, intends to remain very much active in the years following it.
This "other superpower", as the peace movement has been called, exists as a direct consequence of the opposition the United States as superpower has generated, particularly on the question of war with Iraq.
Clearly, the peace movement's greatest strength is its broad base of support, a base that extends more deeply into the United States than its policymakers acknowledge.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Middle_East/EF25Ak04.html   (1454 words)

 Untitled Document
The Pax Dei was a conciliar movement which began in southern France in the late tenth century and spread to most of Western Europe over the next century, surviving in some form until at least the thirteenth century.
An ideology of Peace pervaded the language of political conciliation on an international scale, most notably at the meeting in 1024 on the Meuse where Robert II and emperor Henry II proclaimed a universal peace.
Indeed, this principle reflects a fundamental change in the Peace movement – from repressing the aggressiveness of the warrior class to redirecting it against the enemies of Christendom.
www.mille.org /people/rlpages/paxdei.html   (2067 words)

 WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources--Peace, Conflict Resolution, and Security
Peace Research Index-- Catalog of over 300 peace research organizations, with information on their structure and mission, from the Peace Research Information Unit Bonn, "a national and international advice, information, and service centre covering the whole field of research into peace and conflict."
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace-- The Endowment conducts excellent programs of research, discussion, publication, and education in international affairs and U.S. foreign policy, and publishes the quarterly journal, Foreign Policy.
Transboundary Freshwater Dispute Database-- Focuses on international water conflicts and negotiations, with a searchable database of abstracts and texts of scores of water-related treaties, case studies of international water conflict resolution, news files, bibliographies, and a digitized inventory of international watersheds.
www.etown.edu /vl/peace.html   (3512 words)

 Peace Movement
And the momentum is, of course, a result and the sum total of a gradual awakening that war solves nothing, that it's effects are intolerable.
According to the same article, the current protest does not, as mentioned, quite measure up to the numbers and mobilization during Vietnam, but that was many years into a long, costly and bloody war.
McGrory notes an MLK quote: "Wars are a poor choice for carving out peaceful tomorrows," adding that the group's members "feel they are speaking for their beloved dead." A story of redemption comes out of the mobilization.
www.change-links.org /peacemovement203.htm   (1249 words)

 Peace Movement Aotearoa is the national networking organisation in Aotearoa / New Zealand for people interested in ...
Peace Movement Aotearoa is the national networking organisation in Aotearoa / New Zealand for people interested in peace and social justice
Permission is given for written material to be used by groups and individuals sharing our aims and objectives as long as sourced material is credited to its original source and unsourced material is credited to Peace Movement Aotearoa.
Sourced graphics and photographs should be credited to the original source; unsourced graphics and photographs should not be reproduced unless permission has been given by Peace Movement Aotearoa.
www.converge.org.nz /pma   (181 words)

 AlterNet: War on Iraq: The Peace Movement
United for Peace and Jusice (UFPJ) is the largest and broadest coalition of peace and social justice groups working to end the Iraq war.
There is a peace movement alive and well in this country today because some of us have not allowed our consciences to be slowly sucked away by the barrage of right-wing politics, radio, and fake news we experience every single day.
Katherine Brengle is a 23-year-old writer, college student, peace activist, and administrator of the Bristol County Democracy for America Meetup in Fall River, Mass.
www.alternet.org /waroniraq/21533   (837 words)

 ZNet |Anti War | Ending the War in Iraq, Building a Broad Movement for Peace and Justice, And Our Experience with ...
An antiwar movement still not as strong as we need to be when compared to the tasks before us, in which developing relationships of mutual trust and accountability is of vital importance, can ill afford such short-sighted and narrow-minded practice.
But there are many circumstances when effective movement building and the long-range process of developing unity is better served by different groups pursuing different courses, until conditions change or the groups themselves evolve and transform.
United for Peace and Justice will redouble our efforts to push forward the antiwar movement and to bring the broadest and most diverse array of people and groups into the struggle for peace and justice.
www.zmag.org /content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=51&ItemID=9313   (1691 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com :: EDITORIAL: THE “PEACE” MOVEMENT ISN'T ABOUT PEACE by David Horowitz
The so-called "peace movement" today is led by the same hate-America radicals who supported America’s totalitarian enemies during the Cold War.
In the perverse minds of the so-called "peace" radicals, America is the "root cause" of all the root causes that inspire the terrorists to attack us.
The Art of Political War was described by White House political strategist Karl Rove as “the perfect guide to winning on the political battlefield.” Horowitz’s latest book, Uncivil Wars, was published in January this year, and chronicles his crusade against intolerance and racial McCarthyism on college campuses last spring.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=5619   (575 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com :: Orwellian 'Peace' Movement by David Harsanyi
Together with its sister organizations, Peace Action Education Fund (PAEF), the Student Peace Action Network (SPAN), Peace Action Network purports to have the largest membership and activist peace network in the country.
Its aim is "the abolition of nuclear weapons" and to initiate something called a "peace-oriented economy." In case you were confused, they mean US unilateral abolition of nuclear weapons and capitalism is not the brand of "peace-oriented economy" they had in mind.
At Peace Action 40th Anniversary parties in Boston, New York and Washington DC in 1997, honorees and speakers included an assortment of passé "peace" activists like Tom Harkin, singers Judy Collins and Peter Yarrow, Randall Forsberg, Jane Alexander, the late William Sloane Coffin and, yes, even Cynthia McKinney.
www.frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=3117   (1104 words)

 Star Wars: Message Boards: New Peace Movement!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-12)
Peace is something that everyone should agree on.
Back to your statment, people disagree, but that doesn't mean that they can't be peaceful.
Date Posted: Feb 15, 2003 09:52 PM were talking about peace on a star wars message board...
forums.starwars.com /thread.jspa?threadID=111270   (675 words)

 Lamson Library » Blog Archive » The Peace Movement
The movement against the Iraq war was a failure / Nathan Newman
The peace movement in counterproductive / Nicole Banda
The peace movement is threatened by political repression / Alisa Solomon
www.plymouth.edu /library/opac/record/1333730   (373 words)

 The Peace Movement during the Vietnam War
No study of the Vietnam War would be complete without a long, serious look at the anti-war movement.
During one such rally, veterans threw their medals away to indicate their disgust with the ongoing war.
To commemorate the breaking of the circle of vengeance, the temple bell now rings twice each day and reminds people to arrest their passions long enough to think; and having thought, to hear the song of enlightenment.
www.landscaper.net /peace.htm   (1503 words)

 Peace Now
The Supreme Court rejected today Peace Now’s appeal demanding the government dismantl...
Following Peace Now's appeal to the Supreme Court regarding the illegal construction...
Peace Now appeal regarding illegal construction in the Hayovel and Haresha outpo...
www.peacenow.org.il /site/en/homepage.asp?pi=25   (139 words)

 Welcome Home
The message of the Inner Peace Movement has been spread to millions of people in over 40 countries around the world by individuals who were inspired by how much they personally grew through their involvement with IPM.
The Inner Peace Movement appeals to individuals of all ages and walks of life.
The Inner Peace Movement was founded in 1964 to help people unfold their unique inner direction.
innerpeacemovement.org   (339 words)

 Veterans For Peace :: Home
Tuesday, May 29, Cindy Sheehan announced that she will be resigning from the peace movement.
While Congress continues to play politics with soldiers lives, Veterans For Peace members across the nation will be holding memorials and vigils as a way to honor all who served our nation.
Mothers such as Cindy Sheehan and Tina Richards are going to be joining women leaders with CodePINK in the anti-war movement such as Cindy Asner, Gloria Steinem, and Ann Wright as they gather in Washington D.C. for some remarkable events.
www.veteransforpeace.org   (3418 words)

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