Lecture Center for Global Humanities Lecture/Seminar Series
Is world peace possible? Paul K. Chappell reveals the evidence on whether human beings are naturally violent or naturally peaceful. He explores the anatomy of violence and the art of waging peace. Also addressed are every army’s greatest problem, the universal human phobia, what war does to the human mind, the problems of dehumanization, and the remarkable progress that give us hope for a brighter future.
Paul K. Chappell is the Peace Leadership Director of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. He graduated from West Point in 2002, was deployed to Iraq, and left active duty in November 2009 as a Captain. He is the author of the Road to Peace series, a seven-book series about waging peace, ending war, the art of living, and what it means to be human. The first four published books in this series are Will War Ever End?, The End of War, Peaceful Revolution, and The Art of Waging Peace. Lecturing across the country and internationally, Chappell also teaches college courses and workshops on Peace Leadership. He grew up in Alabama, the son of a half-black and half-white father who fought in the Korean and Vietnam wars, and a Korean mother. His website is www.peacefulrevolution.com.
Paul K. Chappell, The Art of Waging Peace: A Strategic Approach to Improving Our Lives and the World (Prospecta Press, 2013)
A reception will be held at 5:00 pm at the UNE Art Gallery
Center for Global Humanities