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Lindsey Paris-Lopez draws on Martin Luther King Jr.’s triple evils – racism, militarism, and materialism – as the three pillars of American exceptionalism then offers ways to transform them.

Pastor Adam Ericksen examines the misportrayal of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s approach to nonviolence and invites us to confront our own participation in systems of injustice.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez explores mimetic doubling in three works of popular fiction: Star Wars, The Hunger Games, and Harry Potter.

What if social distancing pulls us together to re-imagine Endless War as Endless Peace? The COVID-19 pandemic is a shared global experience that can allow us to shift toward a nonviolent future.

Kevin Miller

Guest author Kevin Miller challenges the view of pacifism as a luxury, providing examples of its power and effectiveness. Enjoy this an eye-opening perspective on nonviolence.

In a world built on exclusion and scapegoating, Lindsey Paris-Lopez explores the transformative power of forgiveness and how it can help us belong.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez

Lindsey Paris-Lopez relates the faith journey that guided her from Christianity to Islam, led her to return to Christianity, and brought her to mimetic theory.

Only change can bring about peace. Suzanne Ross joins Jesus and Maria Montessori in the belief we should look to children for guidance along the way.

Twelve years. That’s all the time we have. That’s all the time we have to make a such a dramatic shift in the way we live.

White supremacy is on the rise. What should we do about it? Adam Ericksen and former skinhead leader Christian Picciolini discuss this critical issue.