By Guest Author Maria Santelli, Executive Director, Center on Conscience & War
Camilo Mejía, an Iraq War veteran, conscientious objector, and peace activist. Photo courtesy of the Center on Conscience & War.
We have this tragic misperception that humanity is predisposed to violence.
The truth is that humanity is predisposed to peace. The default position for humanity is that of conscientious objector to war and violence.