We connect, accompany, and amplify peacebuilders across the globe who long to see an end to cycles of violence and rivalry.
Rivalry & Violence
Peacebuilding is like mountain-climbing—beautiful and treacherous work. Gravity always threatens to trigger an avalanche of violence which destroys life, drains economies, cripples politics, and crushes human resilience. What is this gravity that pulls on us?
Us vs Them
Very few people identify as enemies of peace yet we are all pulled to see others as obstacles to be overcome—perhaps more force, or better weapons, are the route to peace? As we dig in on us-vs-them thinking, suspicions rise among neighbors, outsiders loom as existential threats, violence becomes inevitable, and bystanders suffer.
In order to plot a nonviolent route, we first cultivate an unRivalrous community, knowing we will summit this mountaintop together or not at all. We nurture one another with spiritual, mental, and emotional resources; bearing fruit in nonviolent and inclusive communities covering the Earth.
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