The importance of peace education

10/30/07 Robert Lorei
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Former Washington Post columnist Colman McCarthy is one of the nation's advocates of peace and non-violence. He spoke with WMNF's Rob Lorei about the effectiveness of the U.S. military campaign in Iraq, military spending, the reliance on violence as a supposed tool of problem solving; the connection between war, animal killing and domestic violence; and why McCarthy beileves that education young people about peaceful opposition to violence is the best way to make people behave more peacefully in everyday life.

On Thursday, Oct. 31, Colman McCarthy is giving a lectured entitled "Talking Peace in a Time of War." Hear this passionate and inspiring speaker discuss the urgent need for Peace Literacy. McCarthy is an internationally respected journalist and peace educator. He is the founder and director of the Center for Teaching Peace in Washington. D.C. He speaks at 7 p.m. in the Marshall Center Ballroom in Auditorium 1023‐A, USF College of Public Health.

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