How do scholars and students of peaceful, nonkilling societies overcome the objections of “deniers,” individuals who refuse to admit even the possibility that such peoples exist? The question captivated the members of the Nonkilling Anthropology Research Committee of the Center for Global Nonkilling (CGNK), meeting in Montréal on November 17th. That one word summarized the […]

Alberto Gomes suggests that new images of social and economic relations are needed, ones which abandon human-centered paradigms and focus, instead, on the interdependence of people with the natural environment. Equality, sustainability, and peacefulness, in the new model proposed by Gomes, are intertwined. He demonstrates his arguments with numerous examples from the Orang Asli (“Original […]