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Beloved Community Quotes

Josiah Royce first used the term “The Beloved Community” to describe a condition of reconciliation. Royce also founded the Fellowship of Reconciliation, of which the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was a member. King popularized the term. The Beloved Community was not meant to be a vision of a heaven in the clouds, but a practical possibility humanity could create, on earth, as a spiritual goal. In Beloved Community, love and justice rule, people of all identities are equal and included, and conflict is solved by nonviolent means of reconciliation.

Malmo, Sweden: September 13, 2019: Statue of a gun with a knot as a non violence symbol designed by Carl Fredrik Reuterswärd, in the street of Malmo

Nonviolence Quotes

Quotations about nonviolence. Mohandas K. (Mahatma) Gandhi promoted the practice of being harmless to others and to self. Nonviolence can be rooted in religious or secular values. Nonviolence is not…

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Peace Quotes

Peace can mean inner peace or civil peace.  Peace is the absence of violence or war, and even the absence of uncomfortable disturbances.  Peace implies a calmness or tranquility, so…

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War Quotes

While "peace" can refer to an inner peace as well as civil peace, war is usually about armed conflict involving physical violence between groups, states, or nations.  In a war,…