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Whither world peace

  1. 1. Presented specially for MIER-UNESCO Peace Workshop, Jammu, J&K, India 21-23 January 2010 Whither World Peace Continuity and ChangeAn humanitarian view of challenges to life in a national andinternational scenario is needed today. Humanity cannotsurvive without the twin values of truth and nonviolence evenfor an instant. Despite this self-evident facet of our lives, wehumans are akin to go for massive and diabolical violence andever new inventions towards creating newer weapons of massdestruction on public fronts, and in national and internationalpolitics. This is a great paradox. 23 January 2010 Anurag Gangal, Professor, Pol.Sc. 1 Director, Gandhian Centre, JU
  2. 2. Presented specially for MIER-UNESCO Peace Workshop, Jammu, J&K, India 21-23 January 2010 Ariadnae‟s Thread! Search for New Modes of ThinkingMary E. Clark has pointed out in her aforesaid voluminouswork published in 1989 that the more the world is trying tounfold the ball of thread of complex life the more it is gettingengulfed in its own web – maybe the result of pejorative„effectives‟ of modern technology and information science. 23 January 2010 Anurag Gangal, Professor, Pol.Sc. 2 Director, Gandhian Centre, JU
  3. 3. Presented specially for MIER-UNESCO Peace Workshop, Jammu, J&K, India 21-23 January 2010 Recurring Patterns in Relationships Instances of Spellings, Human Behaviour and Politics of Peace1. “Floccinaucinihilipilification”, “Anent”, “Perspectives”, “Principal”, “Principle”, “Infringement”, “Implication”, “International” etc.2. Different routine and exceptional patterns at different levels of life and formation of words in any language.3. Indian example of politics of peace in creation of Bangladesh and the Jamaican context of an army-less country.4. These are diversified, recurring and different patterns.5. Deciphering these patterns of recurring peace amidst conflicts and wars is necessary.6. This deciphering may lead to a new, more meaningful and effective theory of peace-building the world over. 23 January 2010 Anurag Gangal, Professor, Pol.Sc. 3 Director, Gandhian Centre, JU
  4. 4. Presented specially for MIER-UNESCO Peace Workshop, Jammu, J&K, India 21-23 January 2010 Nature of Cooperation and Conflict in Homo sapiens As if the Twins shall Never Meet!Existing functional nature of human relations treatscooperation and conflict as two parallel lines always movingahead in their own straight jacket pattern never even criss-crossing one another.Cooperation and conflict are not such parallel lines in human behaviour.These are like twins always mutually acting, interacting, inter-minglingtogether and influencing each other without ever meeting one another. 23 January 2010 Anurag Gangal, Professor, Pol.Sc. 4 Director, Gandhian Centre, JU
  5. 5. Presented specially for MIER-UNESCO Peace Workshop, Jammu, J&K, India 21-23 January 2010 Predominance of Conflicts: Why? Freudian and APA Context WHY WARS TAKE PLACE AMONG INDIVIDUALS AND NATIONS? Balance Balance Balance Thantos Eros Thantos ErosThantos Eros PEACE Conflict Conflict 23 January 2010 Anurag Gangal, Professor, Pol.Sc. 5 Director, Gandhian Centre, JU
  6. 6. Presented specially for MIER-UNESCO Peace Workshop, Jammu, J&K, India 21-23 January 2010 Human Rights for Peace Four Generations1. Individual2. Civil3. Economic4. Political5. Collective6. „Reason‟ as link between Laws and Rights 23 January 2010 Anurag Gangal, Professor, Pol.Sc. 6 Director, Gandhian Centre, JU
  7. 7. Presented specially for MIER-UNESCO Peace Workshop, Jammu, J&K, India 21-23 January 2010 Prevailing Conflict Solving System Three/Four Tiers Negotiation MediationConflict/Crisis Management ArbitrationConflict Resolution AdjudicationConflict Transformation All these however do not suffice to understand deeper nuances of intent and Peace Education sensitivities in diversified conflicts in different regions of the world. Hence, Peace Research they largely fail to resolve and shape Peace Building them for a more permanent peace. 23 January 2010 Anurag Gangal, Professor, Pol.Sc. 7 Director, Gandhian Centre, JU
  8. 8. Presented specially for MIER-UNESCO Peace Workshop, Jammu, J&K, India 21-23 January 2010 World Peace is a Crusade Politics as the only Way to Peace Going into Semantics as WellThe Hobbesian Geometrical Pyramid: Moving from Simple to Complex Politics Sociology Psychology Nature 23 January 2010 Anurag Gangal, Professor, Pol.Sc. 8 Director, Gandhian Centre, JU
  9. 9. Presented specially for MIER-UNESCO Peace Workshop, Jammu, J&K, India 21-23 January 2010 Ecological Perspective There is so much to do1. WMDs / Nuclear Danger2. Climate ChangeUrbanisation Global Warming and Cooling 23 January 2010 Anurag Gangal, Professor, Pol.Sc. 9 Director, Gandhian Centre, JU
  10. 10. Presented specially for MIER-UNESCO Peace Workshop, Jammu, J&K, India 21-23 January 2010 Global Education Order Culture and Recurring Patterns of Peace1. Personal values2. Professional Ethics3. Social4. National5. International6. Global7. Emergence of Newer Values 23 January 2010 Anurag Gangal, Professor, Pol.Sc. 10 Director, Gandhian Centre, JU
  11. 11. Presented specially for MIER-UNESCO Peace Workshop, Jammu, J&K, India 21-23 January 2010Values in Foreign Policy An Example Three Concentric Circles Outer Sphere Middle Sphere Inner Sphere23 January 2010 Anurag Gangal, Professor, Pol.Sc. 11 Director, Gandhian Centre, JU
  12. 12. Presented specially for MIER-UNESCO Peace Workshop, Jammu, J&K, India 21-23 January 2010 Standardisation Values and EthicsPhilosophy as basis of all humanity. 23 January 2010 Anurag Gangal, Professor, Pol.Sc. 12 Director, Gandhian Centre, JU

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