To end the human institution of war and relegate it to history along with such barbarous practices as slavery—at one time also considered a natural and inevitable “part of human nature”—we must establish respect for the inviolable dignity of human life as the core value of our age.

Stories of Hope

Refusing to Hate

Jose Abueva

Jose Abueva’s family was brutally murdered by Japanese soldiers. Yet the Filipino educator’s story is not one of hatred, but of forgiveness and hope for a harmonious future.

Stories of Hope

Another Way of Seeing Things

Arnold Toynbee

Historian Arnold Toynbee dared to challenge stereotypes of people and cultures—and was fired from London University as a result.