Peace & Order

1456 WordsJul 12, 20076 Pages
PEACE AND ORDER Peace and order unites religions and culture, incorporating values of security and harmony together with justice and respect for the human dignity. While peace undoubtedly, is one of the most universal and significant of human ideals, it is describe as "one of the most positive symbols having meaning for the whole humanity", the ways that we think about peace and how to attain it are often diffuse and content-dependent. Peace is the dream of every generation, the goal of every civil society. Do we recall the anti-war movement in the 60's in which states "Make Love, Not War!" The masses of "flower" children waved their homemade signs and chanted in their exuberant innocence. They opposed the Vietnam War, they wanted…show more content…
That is why without Judeo-Christian values and constitution that enshrines basic human rights, democratically elected government through majority votes can be just as corrupt and abusive as the inherited royalty. TYRANNY OF PEACE We pay too high a price, when we try to maintain peace at any cost. Peace can be deadly! The Holocaust and World War II have taught us powerful lesson on the danger of peace that condones evil. These are circumstances when we have to answer terror and aggression with appropriate actions. RECOMMENDED SOLUTIONS When properly managed, conflicts can deepen relationships and strengthen the community, local or global. The basic rules of dispute are deceptively simple. 1) Play fair – Apply the golden rule and the principle of equality, justice and honesty. If one party keeps on moving the goal post and changing the rules of the game, the other party will eventually cry foul and stop playing. 2) Listen attentively and proactively – Try to understand each other's assumption, ideas and intentions. 3) Respect each other – It is the key to keeping the dialogue going. 4) Don't insult, don't lie and don't play the "blaming game". 5) Find the common ground – Focus on the sameness and common interests. 6) Be clear about the objective – When either party is vague about its desired objective, it would be difficult to reach an agreement. 7) Be willing to consider other alternatives
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