In the global battle against AIDS, inequality, and economic injustice, United Nations program specialist Monica Sharma is empowering people at all levels with an innovative synthesis of psychological, emotional, and organizational tools.
Community & Society
From nonviolence and introspection to Eros and joy, environmentalist Beath weaves inner work with outer engagement for personal and social transformation.
A resource list of activist and educational groups.
An excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr.’s “The World House” speech.
The science on forgiveness is compelling but still maturing. Whatever the data, the act of forgiving will always depend on will, heart, and letting go.
Aggression and conflict in the quest for survival are jeopardizing our common future. Preston suggests that one way out is through mindfulness and detachment from the ego.
This pioneering psychologist-scientist in the study of child development concludes that nature needs nurture to nourish our inherent capacities for humane behavior.
In this short excerpt from his new book, the renowned primatologist shows that humans have as much in common with the conciliatory bonobo as with the bloodthirsty chimpanzee.
What do you get when neuroscientists and physicists sit down with psychologists and activists to talk about peace? The potential beginnings of a new field of study.
The president of IONS applauds the emergence of a vision of global peace but cautions that there is still much work to be done.