Scholarly articles that compare nonviolent peoples with violent ones can be among the most fascinating works about peaceful societies. These kinds of articles provide mirror images of peacefulness and violence that often foster reflections on the causes of peace. A 1992 article by Clayton and Carole Robarchek, added to the Archive of this website this […]

“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, […]