The Questions

Issues of war and peace, protest and power, are never straightforward or easy. Peace Warriors encourages debate about some tricky questions of non-violence and the ethics of peaceful protest.

Questions answered in the book:

  • Is war ever right? The concept of a ‘just war’.
  • Can war be prevented? Alternatives to violence.
  • Would I defend my family? A story with many endings.
  • Are we killer apes? Humans are not naturally violent.
  • Can you be peaceful and angry? Anger as emotion and motion.
  • Does people power always work? The keys to successful protest.
  • Should protesters break the law? Just and unjust laws.
  • TINA or TARA? Proof that nonviolence is a realistic alternative.