A steady diet of news –
talking about violence
can stir fear,
diminish hope and obliterate trust.
It needn’t be so.
Since, meeting violence with violence does not work, we need to know what does.
Thanks to this Ted presentation, we’re given clear guidelines along with an invitation to be hummingbirds placing drops of water on the fires of violence:
As a young girl, Scilla Elworthy knew she needed to take action. Years later, as a three-time Nobel Peace Prize nominee and a recipient of the Niwano Peace Prize, Dr. Elworthy lifts spirits into a “can do” attitude by showing how our planet is steadfastly turning toward non-violent measures:
(If you are having trouble activating the video, here is the link: http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/en/scilla_elworthy_fighting_with_non_violence.html )