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The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change
The King Library and Archives in Atlanta is the largest repository of primary source materials on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the American Civil Rights Movement in the world. The collection consists of the papers of Dr. King and those of the organization he co-founded, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, as well as the records of 8 major civil rights organizations and of several individuals active in the Movement. The archives also include more than 200 oral history interviews with Dr. King’s teachers, friends, family and civil rights associates.

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The Power of Non-violence by Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. June 04, 1957 From the very beginning there was a philosophy undergirding the Montgomery boycott, the philosophy of nonviolent resistance. Peace and World Security Studies The Hampshire-based Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies (PAWSS) is a multidisciplinary educational program designed to stimulate student and faculty interest in the study of critical international issues, especially those connecting issues of conflict and the environment. Pursuing the study of peace and world security studies at Hampshire can allow for a wide range of self-designed concentrations--for example, an analysis of the relationship between militarization, economic development, and human rights in a particular region, or an investigation into traditional and innovative strategies for peacemaking and conflict resolution. PAWSS is a highly diversified program entailing the development of new courses, the sponsorship of public lectures and symposia, and the publication of specialized resource materials.

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change The Triple Evils of POVERTY, RACISM and MILITARISM are forms of violence that exist in a vicious cycle. They are interrelated, all-inclusive, and stand as barriers to our living in the Beloved Community. When we work to remedy one evil, we affect all evils. To work against the Triple Evils, you must develop a nonviolent frame of mind as described in the “Six Principles of Nonviolence” and use the Kingian model for social action outlined in the “Six Steps for Nonviolent Social Change.” Some contemporary examples of the Triple Evils are listed next to each item:

Quantum entanglement Quantum entanglement is a physical phenomenon that occurs when pairs or groups of particles are generated or interact in ways such that the quantum state of each particle cannot be described independently – instead, a quantum state may be given for the system as a whole. Such phenomena were the subject of a 1935 paper by Albert Einstein, Boris Podolsky and Nathan Rosen,[1] describing what came to be known as the EPR paradox, and several papers by Erwin Schrödinger shortly thereafter.[2][3] Einstein and others considered such behavior to be impossible, as it violated the local realist view of causality (Einstein referred to it as "spooky action at a distance"),[4] and argued that the accepted formulation of quantum mechanics must therefore be incomplete. History[edit] However, they did not coin the word entanglement, nor did they generalize the special properties of the state they considered. Concept[edit] Meaning of entanglement[edit]

Thus Spake Zarathustra/Part One [edit] Three metamorphoses of the spirit do I designate to you: now the spirit becometh a camel, the camel a lion, and the lion at last a child. Many heavy things are there for the spirit, the strong load-bearing spirit in which the reverence dwelleth: for the heavy and the heaviest longeth its strength. Martin Luther King’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail” Back in June 2013, I was suddenly inspired to read Martin Luther King Jr.’s thoughtful, powerful and provocative “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” It struck such a chord with me that I decided to write a post on it, in which I highlighted key excerpts. Today, January 20th, is Martin Luther King Day for those of us in these United States. With the Republic at such a crossroads, one filled with peril, but also with tremendous opportunity; it would serve us all well to heed the words this great man wrote so many years ago, during another troubled and dynamic time in our history. As such, I am reposting my piece from last summer below. Even if you have read Martin Luther King’s celebrated “Letter from Birmingham Jail,” I insist you read it again.

PeaceMedia About PeaceMedia Media's power is no secret. Its consumption around the world grows every day, for better or for worse. This site provides a vast collection of media resources that we believe help promote peace. Our database is extensive, and continues to grow every day. Within seconds, you might find a heartfelt documentary on Afghan and Iraq war veterans saved by flyfishing, poignant and telling photos of conflicts across the world, or a challenging game that places you in the role of African subsistence farmer. I Have a Dream' - Martin Luther King Jr. (audio only) I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proclamation. This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice. It came as a joyous daybreak to end the long night of their captivity.

Quantum Physics, Spirituality And Your Thoughts, Beliefs and Emotions Quantum Physics, Spirituality And Your Life Experience : They're Not As Different Nor as Separate As You May Currently Think And Believe. Your Thoughts, Beliefs and Emotions Shape Your World. Now You'll FINALLY Understand Why in a Very Simplified Kind of Way!! Quantum Physics once understood not only can but will open your eyes to an unseen world few are aware of as well as enable and empower you to see the importance of consciously aligning your thoughts, emotions and actions with your heartfelt desires making the term Heaven on Earth more than just a nice thought or novel idea simply because, You CAN Quantum Physics Demystifies The Process Of Creation and Reveals The Simplicity of Conscious, Intentional and Purposeful as Well as Unconscious and Unintentional Manifestation What exactly is Quantum Physics?

Liberal Peacebuilding as Zombie: Workaround Strategies Warning: This article is not for the faint of heart or “do-gooders.” It is written so as to engender (pun intended), unrest. It contains violent images. It was a Tartentino moment—-Jabri’s Lynch Lecture, delivered before a cadre of faculty, students and friends of the School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution. She assembled her argument and then slashed the jugular of “liberal peacebuilding-as-enterprise,” and its lifeblood spattered across the faces of all those who believed in peacebuilding, as well as those who held it in deep suspicion. In my view, the neoliberal approach to peacebuilding that has undergirded conflict resolution practice, collapsed twitching on the floor of that auditorium, gasping for breath, with pleading eyes turned toward faculty and students who themselves aspired to be “instruments for peace,” and then it died.

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