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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23 April 2017

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...

15 March 2017

A recent report from Equality Now titled 'The World's Shame: The Global Rape Epidemic'...

25 January 2017

Nonviolent action is extremely powerful.

Unfortunately, however, activists do not always understand why nonviolence is so powerful and they...

23 November 2016

Seeking the True Path

Robert J. Burrowes

One of the more subtle manifestations of the intimate link between (unconscious)...

10 August 2016

There is a long history of anti-war and peace activism. Much of this activism has focused on ending a particular war. Some of this activism has been...

15 June 2016

There is a long history of social critics and progressive thinkers offering critiques of human society.

Among those who are better...