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?' His email address is and his website is at


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14 November 2017


In a recent incident in the United States, yet another unarmed man...

24 October 2017

Around the world activists who are strategic thinkers face a daunting challenge to effectively tackle the multitude of violent conflicts, including the...

05 September 2017

For those of us committed to systematically reducing and, one day,
ending human violence, it is vital to understand what is causing and

23 August 2017

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...

09 August 2017

A wonderful thing about observing and analyzing the human mind is that
there is a seemingly infinite variety of phenomena to observe and

25 July 2017

Human beings are now waging war against life itself as we continue to
destroy not just individual lives, local populations and entire species