I am so excited to have found a new course on nonviolence to complete online (and for free). I am especially appreciative of this because I have been feeling frustrated about not being able to start a graduate certificate in peace and conflict studies this year (for a host of reasons) and now I have another way to move forward. Thank you, Metta Centre for Nonviolence.
The first lesson of the Introduction to Nonviolence outlines ten principles of nonviolence. My responses (with my needs orientation) to these principles are below… To read the original descriptions you will need to enrol in the course yourself…
Fight injustice, not people.
Identify and clarify the problem or problems. If I can do this in collaboration with other people with an interest in the issue – instead of alienating them – I am more likely to find a solution that meets everyone’s needs. Continue reading “Metta Centre for nonviolence resources”