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By Kent Shifferd,Patrick Hiller,David Swanson

Resting on a resounding physique of proof that violence isn't a nec- essary component to clash between states and among states and non-state actors, global past battle asserts that conflict itself might be ended. We people have lived with out warfare for many of our lifestyles and most of the people stay with out struggle more often than not. war arose approximately 6,000 years in the past (less than five% of our lifestyles as Homo sapiens) and spawned a vicious cycle of battle as peoples, fearing assault by means of militarized states came upon it essential to imitate them and so begun the cycle of violence that has culminated within the final a hundred years in a of permawar. warfare now threatens to wreck civilization as guns became ever extra harmful. even though, within the final one hundred fifty years, progressive new wisdom and techniques of nonviolent clash administration were constructing that lead us to say that it's time to finish conflict and that we will achieve this by way of mobilizing hundreds of thousands round an international effort.

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