The Power of Nonviolence: Writings by Advocates of Peace provides us with the Peace Book Chapter of the Week. You might have noticed this a slightly different concept. Duke Augustus is paring down the Book of the Week to just a chapter to make it more interactive. We hope that you will join in a discussion of the book as we move through it together chapter-by-chapter. Please post your thoughts, reactions, comments, corrections and additions to the comment section of each of these posts.
War is terrorism,
magnified a hundred times.
Normally, Duke Augustus would give an introduction a cursory discussion, and begin the first discussion of the book, but when the Introduction is written by the late Howard Zinn attention must be paid. Zinn is primarily know as a historian whose best selling A People’s History of the United States is an antidote to the sanitized grade school history. Duke Augustus is particularly partial to the graphic novel adaption, A People’s History of American Empire. Zinn’s Introduction to The Power of Nonviolence is even more important to discuss considering that the opening lines are so amazingly timely: Continue reading Power of Nonviolence Zinn-troduction: Peace Book Chapter of the Week 9/12/11