‘Mobilized for peace’

Adapted from an article published in The Christian Science Monitor, October 23, 2017.

“War is not inevitable,” notes the editorial on the facing page. This statement, attributed to United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, points to a concept of peace as something we can expect, not just hope for.

It’s tempting to raise an eyebrow at this if we’re perusing a history book or listening to the news. But thought-provoking ideas like this can help further progress in our communities and the world—and prompt us to think about what we as individuals can do to contribute to it.

December 25, 2017

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