TRANSforming Humanity: A Challenge to Peace Linguistics Applicability
POETRY FORMAT, 24 Dec 2018
LET´S NOT ……………………………………… LET´S LEARN TO
annihilate ( LIFE) perpetuate
disdain ( HUMAN RIGHTS) maintain
be materialistic be spiritualistic
suppress PEACE express PEACE
Francisco Gomes de Matos, Ph.D. is an applied peace linguist from Recife, Brazil. He has degrees in Languages, Law, and Linguistics. He is Professor Emeritus at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco where he is active in the Dom Hélder Camara Human Rights Commission. He is one of the pioneers in Linguistic Rights (author of 1984 Plea for a Universal Declaration of Linguistic Rights) and in the emerging area of Peace Linguistics. Currently he is President of the Board, ABA Global Education (www.abaweb.org). He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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