The Art of Waging Peace – Chapter 7

Chapter 7 – West Point and World Peace

Literacy in Our Shared Humanity (the role of education in developing our humanity, the form of leadership that human beings respond best to across cultures, practical reasons to treat people with respect and empathy)

Literacy in the Art of Living (West Point’s lessons for effective leadership that apply to all forms of leadership, the importance of leading by example, why trust matters, how to cultivate loyalty in leadership situations)

Literacy in the Art of Waging Peace (how Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. emulated leadership principles that are taught in the military, how these leadership principles can strengthen a movement, the importance of shattering stereotypes, learning from General Douglas MacArthur’s understanding of war and peace)

Keywords: empathy, leadership, martial arts philosophy, nonviolence, waging peace, war