The Case For Peace

I hope the Bush plan succeeds in capturing and putting on trial the terrorists. But we are naive to think we can rid ourselves of this form of evil till we confront the deeper realities that produce it. More military force, more spies, more repression of civil liberties at home--none of this can stop people willing to lose their lives to hurt us, and the sole reliance on power reinforces the tendency of many to resort to violence when they face problems that they experience as urgent and intractable.

We in the spiritual world see the root problem here as a...

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