are a few thoughts that have been collected to date........
causes of violence are recognized and addressed
people are hungry or without adequate clothing, or without
Human Rights are respected by all cultures.
is valued highly.
are quick to recognize injustice and rally together to
seek restorative justice.
is abhorred and has been extended beyond physical violence to
include emotional, verbal, written, economic, and ecological violence...more.
is no longer "glamorized" in movies, TV, or videogames
- media overexposure is recognized as having a desensitizing
effect on the human consciousness.
are people who choose nonviolence.
Management Skills are widely known and used in everyday living.
provide "inoculations against violence" early
in a child's life by providing social skill education
be used to recognize conflict situations, to recognize
we have choices in a conflict situation
- many of these choices are nonviolent, and
- nonviolent choices are generally in everyone's
conflicts are identified in early stages so these
situations can be managed before escalating to violence.
family, the surrounding community, and the world community
provide the enabling framework within which disputants
are expected to manage their conflict nonviolently.
(i.e. different ways of looking at the same important issue)
is perceived as an opportunity to exchange
viewpoints, to learn about another perspective, and to become
detailed vision of a Better World, please visit
Robert Muller's Web Site
Ideas and Dreams for a Better World