“The Semai are among the most peaceful people known,” wrote Clayton A. Robarchek and Carole J. Robarchek in a 1998 article just added to the Archive of this website. The authors analyze the nature of the Semai beliefs that foster their peacefulness, and, equally as intriguing, they compare those beliefs with a South American society, […]

The Semai are famed as one of the most peaceful societies on earth. An important journal article from 1981 that explains how Semai beliefs foster their peacefulness has just been added to the website Archive. Robarchek (1981) describes the worldview of the Semai, with a particular focus on how they view positive and negative behaviors—goodness […]