Studying War: Hub. Here, explore war in its larger setting: What triggers conflicts, what determines weapons, how are skills learned for population control, including persuasion techniques. Defense, responses. What works.
Origins of war. Can it be contained. Analyze kinds of warfare.
Chemiakin (Shemyakin) sculpture grouping, Indifference. from Children are Victims of Adult Vices, Moscow.
STUDYING WAR: HUB
Is conflict inbred, or learned, or a balance.
What conditions produce invasion, retaliation.
Ask: What qualities in an individual
foster peace, growth of mind.
Here: 1. Sites of War;
2. Individuals caught in its forms.
Then, a spur to hope:
3. A gallery of a peaceable person abroad,
taking some risks, learning by being there
and meeting people.
Dan with Down travels anywhere.
over Teutonic Knights, Grunwald, Poland 1410
Jovan Plamenac, execution 1944, Montenegro. An academic, humanitarian: politically active during WWII. Memorial behind monastery, Cetinje, Montenegro. Many devotees.