What Can I Do About Violence?

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There is an awful and predictable sameness to the violence between Israelis and Palestinians, and to the gun violence in the United States. It leaves those of us who are spectators feeling helpless and possibly even guilty. What can and should we do to try to prevent, or at least mitigate, such events?

It seems that there is little I can do as an individual, except perhaps to offer what should be some rather…



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Jim Mason

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