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A Strategy for Peace

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Hardcover, 202 pages
Published February 25th 1989 by Pantheon
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Aug 14, 2016 Rick rated it really liked it
The two greatest threats to world peace are nuclear weapons and criminal terrorism. The challenges humanity faces to dispel fear and to build trust must be undertaken because of these things. Nuclear weapons don't have to be used. People who think surprise murder of innocents is somehow justified must be re-educated. All of this is part of an effective strategy for peace. It must be ongoing and tireless.
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Mar 21, 2010 Sarah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Bok makes is a clearly written and powerful argument for ways to work for peace. I'd like to see an updated version, and will be looking for more of her work.
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Sissela Bok (born Sissela Myrdal on 2 December 1934) is a Swedish-born American philosopher and ethicist, the daughter of two Nobel Prize winners: Gunnar Myrdal who won the Economics prize with Friedrich Hayek in 1974, and Alva Myrdal who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1982.

She received her B.A. and M.A. in psychology from George Washington University in 1957 and 1958, and her Ph.D. in philosophy fr
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