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Killing the Biosphere to Fast-track Human Extinction

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Several years ago in Cameroon, a country in West Africa, a Western Black Rhinoceros was killed. It was the last of its kind on Earth. Hence, the Western Black Rhinoceros, the largest subspecies of rhinoceros which had lived for millions of years and was the second largest land mammal on Earth, no longer exists. But […]

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Why are Police in the USA so Terrified?

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. BurrowesIn a recent incident in the United States, yet another unarmed man was shot dead by police after opening his front door in response to their knock. The police were going to serve an arrest warrant on a domestic violence suspect – the man’s neighbour – but went to the wrong address. See […]

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Profit Maximization is Easy: Invest in Violence

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. Burrowes For those of us committed to systematically reducing and, one day, ending human violence, it is vital to understand what is causing and driving it so that effective strategies can be developed for dealing with violence in its myriad contexts. For an understanding of the fundamental cause of violence, see ‘Why Violence?’ […]

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Why are all those Racists so Terrified?’

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J Burrowes Racism is not a new phenomenon and while it is an ongoing daily reality for vast numbers of people, it also often bursts from the shadows to remind us that just because we can keep ignoring the endless sequence of ‘minor’ racist incidents, racism has not gone away despite supposedly significant efforts […]

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Truth or Delusion?

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. Burrowes One inevitable outcome of the phenomenal violence we all suffer as children is that most of us live in a state of delusion throughout our lives. This makes it extraordinarily difficult for accurate information, including vital information about the endangered state of our world and how to respond appropriately, to penetrate the […]

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International Collaboration to End Violence

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. Burrowes While much of the world is engulfed in violence of one sort or another (whether violence in the home or on the street, exploitation, ecological destruction or war), a global network of individuals and organizations is committed to ending this violence in all of its manifestations. With individual signatories in 100 countries […]

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International Collaboration to End Violence

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. Burrowes While much of the world is engulfed in violence of one sort or another (whether violence in the home or on the street, exploitation, ecological destruction or war), a global network of individuals and organizations is committed to ending this violence in all of its manifestations. With individual signatories in 100 countries […]

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Why Do Some Men Rape?

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J Burrowes, PhD has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?‘ [themify_hr color=’red’] A recent report from Equality Now titled […]

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Why Do Some Men Rape?

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J Burrowes, PhD has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?‘ [themify_hr color=’red’] A recent report from Equality Now titled […]

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Resisting Donald Trump's Violence Strategically

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J Burrowes, PhD has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?‘ [themify_hr color=’red’] It is already clearly apparent, as many […]

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Resisting Donald Trump's Violence Strategically

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J Burrowes, PhD has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?‘ [themify_hr color=’red’] It is already clearly apparent, as many […]

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Nonviolent Action: Why and How it Works

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. Burrowes PhD, has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?‘  Nonviolent action is extremely powerful. Unfortunately, however, activists do […]

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Nonviolent Action: Why and How it Works

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. Burrowes PhD, has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?‘  Nonviolent action is extremely powerful. Unfortunately, however, activists do […]

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Life on Earth is Dying

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. Burrowes has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?‘  On the day that you read this article, 200 species […]

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Seeking the True Path

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. Burrowes has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?‘ One of the more subtle manifestations of the intimate link […]

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Punishment is Violent and Counterproductive

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J Burrowes PhD Punishment is a popular pastime for humans. Parents punish children. Teachers punish students. Employers punish workers. Courts punish lawbreakers. People punish each other. Governments punish ‘enemies’. And, according to some, God punishes evildoers. What is ‘punishment’? Punishment is the infliction of violence as revenge on a person who is judged to […]

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A Nonviolent Strategy to End the Climate Catastrophe

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. Burrowes has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?‘     As the evidence mounts that we are fast […]

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Gandhi: 'My life is my message'

By Robert J Burrowes PhD

Robert J. Burrowes has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of ‘Why Violence?’ As most of the world ignores or hypocritically celebrates the […]

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