Will War Ever End?

A Soldier's Vision of Peace for the 21st Century
Product Number: EB00652989
Released: Mar 11, 2016
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ISBN: #9781935212232
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Once in a great while, a book is written that substantially changes the way people think about a particular subject. Will War Ever End? is such a book. Written as a "manifesto for waging peace" by an active duty captain in the US Army, Will War Ever End? challenges readers to think about peace, war and violence in radically new ways. "Are human beings naturally violent?" "What is hatred?" "How can love overcome the power of hatred?" "How does nonviolence overcome the power of violence?" "How can we prove that unconditional love makes us psychologically healthy and that hatred, just like an illness, occurs when something has gone wrong?" "How does violence against the natural world relate to violence between human beings?" These are all questions that Captain Paul K. Chappell leads us to consider in a strikingly new way. In Will War Ever End?, Chappell demonstrates that human beings are naturally peaceful and that world peace can become more than a clichE. He lays out a practical framework for transforming the way we think about war and violence, enabling us to begin the real work we must do in order to achieve true peace for mankind. Will War Ever End? is a deeply personal story of a soldier's search for human understanding that will lead to universal transformation. Its message is one of hope, offering practical solutions to help us build a better world. We can all make change. Now is the time to begin.

Original Publish Date: May 31, 2011

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