Honor, Humiliation, and Terror – Book note

Honor, Humiliation, and Terror – Book note

New book by Evelin Lindner • Humankind has reached a boiling point. Violence, hatred, and terror have become deeply entangled with honor, heroism, glory, loyalty, and love. Over the past five percent of modern human history on planet Earth, roughly the past ten millennia, human activity has reached a crescendo of rapid and ruthless competition […]

Religion and Peacebuilding

Religion and Peacebuilding

  By Heather Dubois • Religion, after all, is a powerful constituent of cultural norms and values, and because it addresses the most profound existential issues of human life (e.g., freedom and inevitability, fear and faith, security and insecurity, right and wrong, sacred and profane), religion is deeply implicated in individual and social conceptions of […]

The People’s Charter to Create a Nonviolent World

The People’s Charter to Create a Nonviolent World

• The People’s Charter to Create a Nonviolent World was launched simultaneously on 11 November 2011 at several locations around the world. May 25, 2011 by robertjburrowes As of 20 December 2017: 2,270 individuals from 103 countries have signed the Nonviolence Charter pledge, and 112 organisations from 36 countries have endorsed the Nonviolence Charter. Individuals: Signing […]

Aage Bertelsen (1901 – 1980) – Danish educator for peace

Aage Bertelsen (1901 – 1980) – Danish educator for peace

  By Jan Oberg and Johan Galtung He was a tall man and a great man, a visionary, pacifist, civil resister, educator and philosopher. He took life more seriously than most and he could be playful and fun like a child. His life’s guiding principle was ”Engage in your time!” and while he wrote and […]

Shop Art for Peace

Buying art photography to support peace research, policies and education? • It goes without saying: We’re very grateful for any sum on the Donate link. It’s about your generosity and vision. But imagine that when you made a slightly larger donation, you would receive an exquisite, original piece of art or documentary photography. One that […]

Culture

Culture is as difficult to define as peace. It has many connotations – ways of living and thinking, cultural production, social cosmology, habits and mores, civilisation etc. We’re not too keen on strict classifications. Here we publish materials that fall in a few categories – all in some way related to what it would take […]

TFF Associates Blog

The roll-down menus give you access to (almost) everything TFF Associates have produced since end of 2017 – their writings and videos, their media comment, broadcasts, essays and poetry. The Treasures of their writings 2006-2012 can be found here. And all that we published by them 2012-2017 is here. Time to explore and see how […]

Peace

Various aspects of and approaches to this “essentially contested” concept. And various ways of thinking across cultures. Stuff here is both theoretical and practical – with an emphasis on the former. We thought that a slightly blurred image of a sunset – the far horizon – could illustrate these endeavours. The moment we think we […]