Model Of Peace: Sweden

Sweden has not participated in wars for over 200 years. So when anyone tells you that peace is a pipe dream and against human nature, recall that a whole country managed to resolve conflicts for two centuries. Sweden also features on every list of countries with a high quality of life. It is strange thatContinue reading “Model Of Peace: Sweden”

The Pleasure Principle Wins Every Time

When Michael Franti traveled in Iraq, Afghanistan and Palestine/Israel with his guitar and camera person in the early millennium, he learned that people in war zones — just like people who enjoy some comforts and freedom from daily anxiety about making it through the day in one piece — prefer love songs and celebratory songsContinue reading “The Pleasure Principle Wins Every Time”