The End of War – Chapter 4

Chapter 4 – The Laws of Conflict

Literacy in Our Shared Humanity (understanding the complexity of our humanity, understanding the many problems that can result from our human complexity and how we can begin to resolve these problems, understanding how war resembles an illness)

Literacy in the Art of Living (how living is the most difficult art form, teaching the art of living through example, what martial arts philosophy teaches us about adversity and failure in life, the importance of calm for living well)

Literacy in the Art of Waging Peace (the role of calm in waging peace, how greater understanding counterbalances complexity and promotes progress)

Literacy in the Nature of Reality (understanding the role of complexity in reality, understanding the laws of conflict)

Keywords: conflict resolution, human condition, martial arts philosophy, nonviolence, progress, waging peace, war