"Interesting proposal in theory. I wonder if it satisfies the need of each side for an independent state that represents its people. I just don't see Israeli settlers or islamic extremists accepting this combined state."
"Love the interactive map! It's helpful to see all the different NGOs engaged in peace-building. Is this also available in local languages? Don't know about internet connectivity in Burundi. A mobile app could help to immediately connect…"
"What THEMification does is de-humanize the other. Dehumanization enables atrocities and genocide. The antidote is mindfulness - finding within ourselves the awareness that we are not our anger and hatred; that we are connected to all other beings on…"
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I currently work for several local organizations that run programs for children dedicated to reducing violence and building the skills that help kids to make better choices. I volunteer as an "editorial midwife" for Voices of our Future, part of an international online community at Pulsewire.com. I am an active member of the Democratic Party.
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Thank-you for your encouraging and thoughtful comments on my blog. I am going to spend some time following the leads and links you suggested too. Americans for Department of Peace sounds fantastic! On the small Island(s) of Britain we still very much have central to our identity, our place within the world wars; the loss and the strength and the horror. I have long-since wanted other stories / realities more interwoven by such things as a Peace-keeper memorial to revival our many war memorials. I'm going to look more at Peace Alliance. Many thanks and bright wishes, Antonia
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