Shift Issue 13

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Shift Issue 13

TOWARD A SCIENCE OF PEACE

PEACE: A NEW CENTER OF HUMAN BECOMING
by James O'Dea

WHEN EINSTEIN MET GANDHI
from the IONS Peace Colloquium

WHO ARE WE?
by Frans de Waal

BECOMING COMPASSIONATE
by Carolyn Zahn-Waxler

AVERTING THE TRAGEDY OF THE COMMONS
by Stephanie D. Preston

THE CHALLENGE OF FORGIVENESS
by Vesela Simic

A SWEETER MUSIC
by Martin Luther King Jr.

ORGANIZATIONS WORKING FOR PEACE
by Kimberly Weichel

Frontiers of Research
Metanexus: Bridging Science and Spirituality
by Marilyn Schlitz

articles

Articles in this magazine

Who Are We?


In this short excerpt from his new book, the renowned primatologist shows that humans have as much in common with the conciliatory bonobo as...
3 pages
December 2006 - February 2007
Topics:
Community & Society, Nature & Ecology, Prosocial Emotions, Psychology

Becoming Compassionate


This pioneering psychologist-scientist in the study of child development concludes that nature needs nurture to nourish our inherent capacities...
4 pages
December 2006 - February 2007
Topics:
Community & Society, Prosocial Emotions, Psychology, Relationships & Family

Averting the Tragedy of the Commons


Aggression and conflict in the quest for survival are jeopardizing our common future. Preston suggests that one way out is through mindfulness...
5 pages
December 2006 - February 2007
Topics:
Community & Society, Prosocial Emotions, Psychology

The Challenge of Forgiveness


The science on forgiveness is compelling but still maturing. Whatever the data, the act of forgiving will always depend on will, heart, and...
5 pages
December 2006 - February 2007
Topics:
Community & Society, Prosocial Emotions, Psychology

A Sweeter Music


An excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr.’s “The World House” speech.


2 pages
December 2006 - February 2007
Topics:
Community & Society, Prosocial Emotions

Organizations Working for Peace


A resource list of activist and educational groups.


2 pages
December 2006 - February 2007
Topics:
Community & Society

Peace


The president of IONS applauds the emergence of a vision of global peace but cautions that there is still much work to be done.


2 pages
December 2006 - February 2007
Topics:
Community & Society, Transformation

When Einstein Met Gandhi


What do you get when neuroscientists and physicists sit down with psychologists and activists to talk about peace? The potential beginnings of a...
5 pages
December 2006 - February 2007
Topics:
Community & Society, Prosocial Emotions, Worldviews