"Who is doing this? Who is killing us? This great evil. How did it steal into the world?
We were a family. How did it break up and come apart?"
– Private Witt's thoughts, The Thin Red Line, by Terrence Malick.
Records from the first century portray Jewish peasants – men, women, and children – marching on the governor in Caesarea, protesting atrocities of the Roman army, prostrating on the ground, and offering their lives en masse. Since the dawn of warfare, there have been peace movements. World War I, a century ago, was supposed to be "The war to end war," but the world has since remained in the grip of almost perpetual warfare. In 1971, inspired by the Quakers, Greenpeace's first campaign confronted nuclear weapons testing in Alaska, but we certainly cannot claim to have abolished militar... Read more >