Peace Is the Way
INSPIRATIONAL, 26 Dec 2016
It is impossible to establish peace once and for all, and to expect that it will remain that way. It requires a daily effort to reestablish it again and again. Similarly, it would be an illusion to think that once we have cleaned up a room, it will remain that way. We need to put things constantly into their correct place; otherwise we will soon have total chaos.
Dietrich Fischer (1941-2015) from Münsingen, Switzerland, got a Licentiate in Mathematics from the University of Bern 1968 and his Ph.D. in Computer Science from New York University 1976. 1986-88 he was a MacArthur Fellow in International Peace and Security at Princeton University. He has taught mathematics, computer science, economics and peace studies at various universities and been a consultant to the United Nations. He was co-founder, with Johan Galtung, of the TRANSCEND Network for Peace, Development and Environment in 1993.
This article originally appeared on Transcend Media Service (TMS) on 26 Dec 2016.
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