Tuesday, September 7, 2010
Peace Can Only Be Won When...
* We must recognize the humanity in each other, and the poignancy of that humanity; recognizing each other as real human beings will make war unthinkable.
* Cultivate equanimity and contentment; this is taking the example of the lilies of the field to heart.
* We must live within the carrying capacity of our range -- the planet -- by conservation and invention; violence won't be attractive to people who are living in abundance.
* Prohibit behaviors by which individuals exceed our shares of carrying capacity.