Biodata: 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?' http://tinyurl.com/whyviolence His email address is flametree@riseup.net and his website is at http://robertjburrowes.wordpress.com

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30 September 2016


As most of the world ignores or hypocritically celebrates the 147th birthday of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi on the International Day of Nonviolence...

06 September 2016



As I read of the latest coup in Brazil, once again removing a democratically elected leader from power, my anger surged. Not again! However,...

24 August 2016

I sometimes wonder whether one of the ways in which 'Amercian exceptionalism' manifests is that many US scholars and others are unable to consider the...

13 July 2016


One of the many interesting details to be learned by understanding human psychology is how a person's unconscious fear works in a myriad of ways to...

29 June 2016

Deeply affected by the death of my two uncles in World War II, on 1 July 1966, the 24th anniversary of the 'USS Sturgeon' sinking of the Japanese prisoner-...

01 June 2016


Islamophobia has become a significant factor driving politics in many western countries.

Islamophobia – fear of Muslims – is now highly...

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