Ireland: Can nonviolence prevail through generations of ‘Troubles’?

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“It’s hard to write about nonviolence in Northern Ireland when so much violence has happened and so much of it has been glorified, even sacralized. Growing up as a Catholic in Ireland, as I did, you are presented with one outlook and one outlook alone. Obey the word of God and love thy neighbor, unless he’s a Protestant.”

Author: Stephen Quirke
Published in: HuntingtonNews http://www.huntingtonnews.net/26033, Saoirse32 blog http://saoirse32.wordpress.com, Topix LLC blog http://www.squidoo.com/non_violence, Cold Warfare blog http://www.coldwarfare.org/2012/03/15/ireland-can-nonviolence-prevail-through-generations-of-troubles/
Date: March 12, 2012

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