In discussing the concept of violence this week, let’s take a moment to consider the following situation.
Imagine a country where religious factions inside a nation want to have their own separate homeland. The government refuses, claiming that the territory in question, which commands the nation’s only source of clean water, is vital to security. Is violence inevitable?
We often think of violence as the default option but even the thorniest issues can be resolved amicably.
Keep in mind alternatives to violence when answering.