• “The deepest crises experienced by any society are those moments of change when the story becomes inadequate for meeting the survival demands of a present situation.”

     –Thomas Berry

  • “The greatest challenge of the day is: how to bring about a revolution of the heart, a revolution which has to start with each one of us?”

    Dorothy Day

  • “You must not hate those who do wrong or harmful things; but with compassion, you must do what you can to stop them — for they are harming themselves, as well as those who suffer from their actions.”

    – Dalai Lama XIV

  • Patience can’t be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it.”

    –Eknath Easwaran

  • “Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.”

    –Albert Einstein


  • “The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.”

    –Mahatma Gandhi

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Emergence Magazine Volume 7: the Art of Nonviolence

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Volume 7. In Focus: Art and Nonviolence: Nonviolence is the supreme art of living. This issue focuses on the power of art as a form of expression in nonviolent struggle, including articles on music, cartoons, novels and ways for educators to use the materials in their classrooms. Photos of the Separation Wall in Bet’Lehem used for this issue were taken by Stephanie Van Hook. Articles and more by: Michael Nagler, Stephanie Van Hook, Will Travers, Aruni Kashyap with Bijoyeta Das, Mir Suhail and Stephanie Knox Cubbon.