Pre-deciding About Violence

Elizabeth Traubman, BA, MSW

Lionel Traubman, DDS, MSD

Under stress — among nations or at home — the violence button is pushed too quickly and too often.

In the midst of perceived danger, it is usually too late to rule out a hostile reaction and to explore creative, alternative responses. 

Human experience and social science increasingly inform us of the need to pre-decide about rejecting violent choices in favor of face-to-face communication excellence.

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We encourage visitors to pass forward this article to widen the conversation about life beyond war.

Deciding to share life together will require so much more than non-violence -- a needed first step.

Moving beyond proposals and ideas requires a grand activity of ongoing face-to-face human relationships.

Modern experiential education offering tools of successful communication will require brave, effective champions of hear-to-heart engagement on a far-greater scale.

Governments will follow.


In support,         Libby and Len

beautifully written! Amazing thought! Thank you!



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