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You shall not kill

How to break our dependence on murder and mayhem

This project’s core document is Nonviolent Defense: Methods and Approaches

There is a certain crime that is embedded in the midst of our everyday lives. In a single moment, that crime devalues all our good deeds and initiatives. That crime: our reliance on murder and bodily harm to defend ourselves, our loved ones, and our homeland.

Each of us morally and materially supports the existence of armies, police, and other power structures. Their work is labeled “protection” and “prevention,” but in practice it consists of threatening to harm and kill humans.

But what could be more important in this life than learning not to harm or kill others?

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