Re: Violence as a Public Health Issue

Hara Ra (
Mon, 03 Aug 1998 22:50:50 -0700

>Hara Ra wrote:
>> However, coercion is a fact of life and especially of governance.
JF sez:

>Yes, particularly since the "governors" have a monopoly on itsuse.
Actually, coercion is used by many entities. The gummints just have wider options, for whatever they do can be legalized.

>I think this quote has much relevance here:
>"Without a global revolution in the sphere of human consciousness,
>nothing will change in the sphere of our Being as humans." Address to
>the United States Congress, February 1990, Vaclav Havel.
I agree.

>The issuing of "permits" doesn't appear to me to do anything for
>this global revolution.
I was taking a pragmatic approach, by using an already accepted and successful model. As for world revolution in consciousness, that's fine, but let's start with reducing violence first.

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