“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.”
“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?”
“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.”
“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.”
“The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.”
- Nonviolence and the New Paradigm
- Nonviolence for the Holiday Season--Nov 29
- Yeb Sano's fast for the climate offers sanity amid the madness of global inaction
- The Nonviolent Principles of Nature
A Vindication of Human Dignity: A New Narrative of Meaning and Creation
“It is time for humanity to rise to a new challenge. The mounting problems of our world are not due to any irremediable flaw in human nature; they are signs that we have outgrown the present stage of human development. More consumption of outside goods will not make us happy; the ‘conquest’ of others, or of outer space, will not bring a world of peace and security. (…)”
Short Talk on the New Story with Michael and Stephanie of the Metta Center.
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Peace Paradigm Radio: Latest Episode, November 29, 2013
Metta hosts a bi-weekly radio program on KWMR community radio called “Peace Paradigm Radio,” which includes a great segment on nonviolence in the news, inspiration and more.
You can listen to Peace Paradigm Radio for November 29, 2013 right here for nonviolence in the news, inspiration and a great interview with co-founder of Bay Area Nonviolent Communication, Miki Kashtan.