Volume 2016, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 2218-7480
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The overarching challenge confronting humankind today is to break free from the cycles of violence and hatred that have become entrenched in societies around the world, to build momentum for a more peaceful, humane world—one in which no one is left behind. This paper offers a Buddhist perspective on this challenge, proposing approaches such as empathetic engagement with others and fostering the will to coexistence as key ways that religion can contribute to peace in a world of conflict.


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