Peaceful Revolution – Chapter 4

Chapter 4 – The Muscle of Conscience

Literacy in Our Shared Humanity (why our conscience is vital for human survival, how intelligence is the great equalizer, how the human conscience can be impaired, the pressure of resentment, our human need to rationalize and justify our actions, how people use mental gymnastics to deceive their conscience, why conscience requires self-awareness, the nature of moral fury, how apathy can result from helplessness, how conscience promotes action and ethical behavior)

Literacy in the Art of Living (the importance of looking in the mirror of conscience for our own self-development and the improvement of our world, the importance of self-awareness)

Literacy in the Art of Waging Peace (how half-truths are more dangerous than outright lies, the power of stories and art to humanize people, understanding how oppression is sold to the masses, how moral fury can motivate us to wage peace)

Keywords: conscience, empathy, human condition, nonviolence, propaganda and manipulation, self-worth, slavery, truth, waging peace, war


The End of War – Chapter 5

Chapter 5 – Moral Fury

Literacy in Our Shared Humanity (unconditional love as a motivator in war and peace, how apathy rather than evil is the opposite of good, the nature of moral fury)

Literacy in the Art of Living (embracing unconditional love as a motivator for action, resisting apathy)

Literacy in the Art of Waging Peace (understanding what it truly means to love our country, how unconditional love can motivate us to wage peace, examples of progress, how moral fury creates the pressure needed for positive change, how apathy causes war, peace is active rather than passive, why Martin Luther King Jr. called nonviolence a sword, how waging peace is the next evolution in warfare, the importance of empowerment, the role of technology in waging peace, the need for creativity in waging peace, the evolution of tactics)

Keywords: conscience, human condition, nonviolence, progress, unconditional love, waging peace, war