Conflicts surround us; we can’t escape them. On the news, a reporter talks about a shooting at a local high school, a church, a corporate headquarters, a rock concert. You might ask, “Why?” but on social media there’s only angry political debate, no analysis of what could prevent similar events in the future. The headlines feature the latest death toll in the ongoing war in Syria. You might feel hopeless, asking “What can I do?” and move on. But whether it’s at our workplace or in our own family, tensions are part of daily life. What is the right response? Read our experiences and insights to help seek together that elusive path to peace, as individuals and as a society.
An interview with Andrea Bartoli, an international conflict resolution expert
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“I know there are many poor in the world, but I worked hard to be financially stable. Do I have to feel guilty about enjoying the good things in life?” P. V.