"From the crooked timber of Humanity no straight thing can be made"
America, War Deceives America
"American preachers have a task more difficult, perhaps, than those
faced by us under South Africa's apartheid, or Christians under
the world there are those who long to see your human goodness translated
into a different, more compassionate way of relating with the rest of
this bleeding planet."
"We had obvious evils to engage; you have to unwrap your culture from
years of red, white and blue myth. You have to expose, and confront, the
great disconnect between the kindness, compassion and caring of most
American people, and the ruthless way American power is experienced,
directly and indirectly, by the poor of the earth.
"You have to help good people see how they have let their institutions
do their sinning for them. This is not easy among people who really
believe that their country does nothing but good, but it is necessary,
not only for their future, but for us all.
Storey, former president of the Methodist Church of South Africa
What's Wrong with This Picture?
Man-Made All Across the Planet
"War deceives people; it gives people hope but
does not fulfil them"
The Religion of Islam
"War would end if the dead could return"
"I hate war, as only a soldier who has lived it can, as only one who has
brutality, its futility, its stupidity"
Dwight D. Eisenhower, 1946
Our Brother's Keeper
"There is No Flag Large Enough to Cover the Shame
of Killing Innocent People"
Become a Full Human Being by Quitting the War Machine
Militarism, War and Weapons Are Neither Good, True Beautiful Nor Right
"I must study politics and war that my sons may have
to study mathematics and philosophy"
– John Adams
must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind"
John F. Kennedy
"You can't say that
civilization don't advance, however, for in every war
they kill you in a new
What Are We Doing to Each Other and Our Planet Earth?
The Earth is Not Meant to be Built or Interacted With
Through the Way of War
It's Purpose is for the Way of Life
The Reality of War and
Militarization is Killing and Sickening
All Life on the Planet
Martin Luther King, Jr
Through Martin Luther King, Jr
"Still Falls the Rain"
"You're looking at a dying man with the end of life's road coming before
my thirty-fifth birthday...
it needn't have been like this," he went on, "I am a victim of the
greatest scourge on earth,
not famine, not plague, not any disease ... but war.”