The visual at left shows photos of people of peace, or visual
expressions of peace which they created. These photos provide just a small capsule of the tens of millions
of people around the world being visible, speaking up and speaking out for peace. Please - join in!
Afghanistan: over 3,487 Coalition soldiers dead, with the civilian death count unknown. Iraq: more than 650,000 civilians
and over 4,808 Coalition soldiers - dead from war. Darfur: over 400,000 people, dead. Israel and Palestine: over 6,200 people since 2000.
The Congo: 3,000,000 since 1998. Mumbai.Chechnya. New York. Sri Lanka. Lebanon.Madrid. The list goes on.
Our Sons and Daughters. Husbands and Wives. Sisters and Brothers. Parents and Friends. It's enough already. All you "leaders" out there, listen. We - the people - want peace, please. Make it happen!
"The End of War"
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The song and video above, by Eric Colville, "imagines war in the past tense, after
humanity realizes the folly of it all." In the realm of the song, in trying
to explain after the fact why peace broke out, basically it just seemed
so...obvious. The song inspires a great sense of calmness, however
momentary, when you imagine how it might feel to live in a world of
peace. For the sake of the world's children, for the sake of humanity,
please - let's make it happen.
Gerry Adams: Face of IRA who helped cement Northern Ireland peace Reuters DUBLIN (Reuters) - As the public face of the Irish Republican Army during its bombing campaigns, then peacemaker and mainstream politician, Gerry Adams has been a defining figure of Northern Ireland's 50-year journey from sectarian torment to relative& ...
Dempsey would accept call, but says he's at peace with USMNT career MLSsoccer.com Clint Dempsey would like to return to the US national team, but says he's at peace with his USMNT career if he never gets another international call. The Seattle Sounders forward spoke with SoundersFC.com's Steve Zakuani about the USMNT's failure to& ...
Eyeing detailed peace plan, Trump team could invest years in effort The Jerusalem Post WASHINGTON — Senior Trump administration officials are working tirelessly on an airtight diplomatic structure that, once revealed, will demonstrate just how serious they are about negotiating a comprehensive peace agreement between Israelis and& ...
Suicide survivors learn to 'make peace with pain' South Bend Tribune Art counselor David Labrum holds a painting by Marie, who'd lost her son to suicide, who described it as a life-giving fire in the forest, since the fire doesn't destroy the tree's roots. He spoke Saturday at an event organized by the Suicide ...
Invoking Lincoln, Brownback urges Kansans to make peace Wichita Eagle In proclaiming a Week of Reconciliation in Kansas, Gov. Sam Brownback invoked the words of a president pleading for peace in a nation on the brink of civil war. Brownback on Friday declared Nov. 19-25 as a Week of Reconciliation in Kansas. It's the& ...
What Buddhism teaches about peace and war The Economist (blog) BUDDHISM is generally regarded, with good reason, as the most peaceful of world religions. Like other south Asian faiths, it stresses the principle of ahimsa, the “non-injury” of other living things. Yet its teachings also emphasise that violence harms ...