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Resources to support introductory peace studies and alternatives to violence for Castleton FYS students





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About this guide


This guide compiles information resources to support these Castleton courses:

Alternatives to Violence

Historical Perspectives on Nonviolence


"The chain reaction of evil — wars producing more wars — must be broken, or we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation."

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that."

— Martin Luther King Jr.

"Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding."
Ralph Waldo Emerson 

"Peace, in the sense of the absence of war, is of little value to someone who is dying of hunger or cold. It will not remove the pain of torture inflicted on a prisoner of conscience. It does not comfort those who have lost their loved ones in floods caused by senseless deforestation in a neighboring country. Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free."
The XIVth Dalai Lama

Introduction to Peace One Day project