Will War Ever End? Outline

Literacy in Our Shared Humanity (every army’s greatest problem, how armies build courage through unconditional love, why compassion is not a weak moral ideal, what the Medal of Honor reveals about human nature, the power of cooperation, how humans posture, the nature of fury and rage, how hatred is painful, why unconditional love is stronger than hatred, threats to human survival, the importance of understanding that humanity is not naturally violent, the dangers of self-fulfilling prophecy)

Literacy in the Art of Waging Peace (introduction to the idea of waging peace, examples of people in history who waged peace, why we must wage peace to end war and abolish nuclear weapons, how violence has no creative power, how small groups of people have sparked immense change, why progress depends on transforming how people think)

Keywords: aggression, hope, human condition, nonviolence, nuclear weapons, progress, rage, unconditional love, waging peace, war