The Art of Waging Peace: A Strategic Approach to Improving Our Lives and the World

The Art of Waging Peace: A Strategic Approach to Improving Our Lives and the World

by Paul K. Chappell

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ISBN-13: 9781935212782
Publisher: Easton Studio Press, LLC
Publication date: 07/02/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author


Paul K. Chappell graduated from West Point in 2002, was deployed to Baghdad, and left active duty in November 2009 as a Captain. He is the author of the Road to Peace series, a seven-book series about waging peace, ending war, the art of living, and what it means to be human. The first four published books in this series are Will War Ever End?, The End of War, Peaceful Revolution, and The Art of Waging Peace.

Chappell serves as the Peace Leadership Director for the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. Lecturing across the country and internationally, he also teaches college courses and workshops on Peace Leadership. He grew up in Alabama, the son of a half-black and half-white father who fought in the Korean and Vietnam wars, and a Korean mother.

Table of Contents

Prophets of Peace: General Douglas MacArthur Speaking on the Need to Abolish War 1

Preface: The Three Forms of Change 3

Part I The Infinite Shield

1 The Labyrinth of Trauma 23

2 The Siren Song of Rage 31

3 The First Line of Defense 54

4 The Power of Calm 69

5 The Three Forms of Deflection 78

6 The Perilous Arrow 96

Part II The Sword That Heals

7 West Point and World Peace 117

8 The Master of Deception 155

9 The Sword of Truth 173

10 The Power of Persuasion and Strategic Thinking 207

11 How We Can Protect Our Country and Planet in the Twenty-first Century 244

12 The Underdog Journey 290

Notes 309

Index 327

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