Articles by Francisco Gomes de Matos

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(Poesia~Português) Vida em Plenitude
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Jun 2019

Vida em plenitude
requer profunda atitude

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On Influencers as Global Re-commencers: A Peace Linguist´s Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Jan 2019

Influential persons are now called INFLUENCERS
What are some of their distinctive positive traits?

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On Transforming Humanity: A Checklist for Reflection/Research
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Jan 2019

We want Humanity politically to transform
but current political systems how to reform ?

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A Global Prayer for PEACE
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Jan 2019

For Peace on Earth
Let’s pray every day

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TRANSforming Humanity: A Challenge to Peace Linguistics Applicability
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Dec 2018

Continue reading…

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On the DIGNIprominence of Applied Peace Linguistics
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Dec 2018

Among the branches of Applied Linguistics, Peace Linguistics stands out
because much deeper goals a peace linguist locally and globally carries out

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Peace Education, Peace Psychology, Peace Linguistics: Toward a Humanity-improving Integration
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Dec 2018

Peace Education, Peace Psychology and Peace Linguistics interconnected they are
Their principles and applications will help Humanity go far
Peaceful, nonviolent, nonkilling human beings the world urgently needs
May peace educators, peace psychologists, and peace linguists globally plant PEACE seeds

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Toward a Global Peace Literacy: A Peace Linguist´s Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Nov 2018

One day Peace Literacy will be globalized
The right to be educated for Peace will be recognized

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The Longevity Poster
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Oct 2018

Rhymes for Reflection/Research

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Nature: A PositiVIEW
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Aug 2018

Let´s refer to Nature positively;
Let´s avoid speaking of “the fury of Nature”
or describing the force of winds as “killing”!

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An Imaginary Interplanetary Journey
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Aug 2018

An imaginary journey, also interplanetary?
How could its goal become extraordinary?

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(Português) A Língua Portuguesa
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Jul 2018

A língua portuguesa vai além: SER ou ESTAR para o BEM

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Scoring Goals for Peace
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jun 2018

On the Occasion of 2018 Football World Cup in Russia

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Children for Peace
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jun 2018

A Multidimensional View

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Journalists as Peacebuilders
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 May 2018

A Rhymed Reflection

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On Communicative Goodness: A Peace Linguist’s View
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 May 2018

The communicative good we can do
should help our dignity deeply renew

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On Longevity: A Digniview
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Apr 2018

LONGEVITY ? In a Book of LIFE more than a daily page

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PEACE Everywhere: Let’s Show We Dare. How? A Checklist
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Apr 2018

An important check list to help make us believe that peace is possible and a human right for all people.

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Peace Education, Peace Psychology, and Peace Linguistics: Key Questions for Reflection/Research
Prof. Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Apr 2018

1. Educationally, what is Peace? What are some of its educational distinctive features?
2. What can Education/Dignity/Human Rights contribute to an understanding of PEACE and vice-versa? How?

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Preventing for Peace: A Checklist
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Mar 2018

When aggression we prevent…
bullying
corruption
crime

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Let’s Speak PEACE: A Plea to All Language Users
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Feb 2018

Let´s speak PEACE wherever we may be
by teaching one another peacefully the world to see

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On Longevity: Reflections
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Jan 2018

Longevity is a life-lengthening quality
Longevity is a human-dignifying seniority…

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(Português) Cidadãos Globais Podem Fazer a Diferença–Como?
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Jan 2018

Homenagem a Johan Galtung, criador da área de Estudos de Paz.

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On OPTIMISM: A Peace Linguist’s Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2017

Optimism is a powerful sea on which to sail
It challenges all ships to make PEACE prevail

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Sowing Sapient Superlatives: A Peace Linguist’s Checklist
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Dec 2017

1. Who are the most peaceful language users in……………..? What is their communicative peace competence like?
2. Who are the most inspiring peacebuilding educators in………..? In what peacebuilding efforts do they excel? How?

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PEACE: An Ultimate Planetary Need
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Nov 2017

Humanity needs Peace!
Who feeds Peace?
Who is fed Peace? By whom?
How? Where? When? Why?

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On LONGEVITY PLUS: a Rhymed Reflection
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Nov 2017

If an octogenarian you have become, how do you celebrate your longevity:
By humbling sharing your appreciation with humanity?

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On Cosmodignifiers: A Futurist Reflection
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Nov 2017

A Dialogue between Two Futurists, A and B

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A Tribute to Johan Galtung on His 87th Birthday
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Oct 2017

As Global Citizens, How Can We Make a Dignifying Difference?

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(Português) Cidadãos Globais Podem Fazer a Diferença – Como?
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Oct 2017

Uma homenagem a JOHAN GALTUNG, criador da área de ESTUDOS DA PAZ.

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From Japan for Humanity: A Tribute to Dr. Hideo Tsuchiyama
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Sep 2017

To atomic radiation he was exposed
The Nagasaki Peace Movement he eloquently proposed

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Ecolinguistics: Rhymed Reflections
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Sep 2017

Between language users and their environments,
a myriad relationships there are.
Given such oceanic diversity,
has our human ecolinguistic identity gone very far?

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All Languages Use for Peace: A Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Jun 2017

All languages are mental marvels for meaning-making,
but are they being used globally for peacemaking?

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An Encyclical That Will Dignify Humanity: An Anticipatory Plea
Prof. Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 May 2017

Pope Francis` contribution to World Peace will never cease
if as the climax of his papacy he writes an Encyclical on Nonviolent Peace

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A Rhymed Reflection Never Before Proclaimed
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 May 2017

All types of nuclear weapons let us abhor.
The mention of any types of nuclear war let us deplore.

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In Memory of Morton Deutsch: A Rhymed Reflection
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Apr 2017

Morton Deutsch was the main co-editor of the acclaimed The Handbook of Conflict Resolution-Theory and Practice, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2014. The renowned Columbia University psychologist passed away March 13, 2017.

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Does PEACE JOURNALISM Help…
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Feb 2017

The Checklist is open-ended… far from complete.

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On an Extraordinary Pa(i)ge
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Jan 2017

A Rhymed Reflection in Memoriam of Prof. Glenn Paige

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Peace: A Multidimensional View
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Jan 2017

Peace Art imagines the way
Peace Education builds the way…

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Teachers’ Day: 5 October
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Oct 2016

Being a teacher calls for multiple abilities.

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Oh Brazil!
Francisco Gomes de Matos, Ph.D. – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Jul 2016

A positive anticipatory view.

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(Português) Ó Brasil!
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jul 2016

Brasil, uma imagiNAÇÃO

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Shakespeare’s Universe: A Nonkilling View
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2016

Shakespeare`s TO BE OR NOT TO BE is a universe of choices
to be or not to be experienced-expressed by a myriad human voices

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Just War No More! PEACE to the Fore!
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2016

To war Humankind seeks a wise global solution
that is well beyond a conceptual evolution

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An Encyclical on Nonviolence: An Anticipatory Approach
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2016

In his encyclical on Nonviolence, Pope Francis will be uniquely inspired :
examples of applications of Jesus` teachings will be required

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Diplomatic Relations: A Nonkilling Perspective
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Feb 2016

When between two countries diplomatic relations are broken
what peace-building-reuniting language could be spoken?

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Human Rights, Human Rights: A Poem-Plea to Humankind
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Feb 2016

Human Rights, Human Rights
You have been violated how many thousands of days and nights?

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The Day President Obama Cried
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Feb 2016

Yesterday on television President Obama addressed his nation
on new measures to be taken concerning gun-control legislation

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On Refugee Migrants` Right to Live: A Nonkilling View
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Feb 2016

Migrant
Refugee migrant
Migration
Refugee migration

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Nonkiling: A Checklist for Family Use
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Oct 2015

This checklist has a dual purpose:

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To Johan Galtung on His Birthday
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Oct 2015

Peacebuilders/educators/makers everywhere let’s rejoice
Today let’s acknowledge the privilege of hearing Johan Galtung’s voice.
On October 24, 85 blessed years old he will be

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Linguistic Rights of the Elderly
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Oct 2015

A Checklist for Reflection/Research

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(Português) Alerta Ecolinguístico
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Oct 2015

Atenção à digital descomunhão
Cuidado com a desagregadora WhatsApptidão:

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On Japan’s new Pacifism: Questions —
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Oct 2015

The mass media say that, in Japan, pacifism is being rethought.
What kind of perspective/government policy is being sought?

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Peace Can Be Transcended
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Oct 2015

Rhymed Reflection

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Using Positivizers: Focus on Verbs
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Sep 2015

Use each verb in the appropriate blank. Then expand the list with verbal positivizers in contextualized messages. Use the set for group reflection.

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On My Beloved Wife Helen’s Dignity
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Sep 2015

12 September 2015
Helen`s life as a spouse was lived in dignity
enhanced by her daily spiritual activity

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Refugees Right to Survive: A Nonkilling Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Sep 2015

When refugees may die while fleeing from violence where they live,
What assistance to those people do other countries give?

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Toward Constructive, Peaceful, Globalizing Countries
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Sep 2015

A Rhymed Reflection

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Globalizing DIGNITY: An Anticipatory View
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Aug 2015

Globally, when will DIGNITY grow?
When honesty and integrity all countries sow

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On Compassionate Care
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Aug 2015

Rhymed Reflections

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On Altruism
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Aug 2015

Rhymed Reflections

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The News Media as a Masterful Means of Multiple Meaning-Making
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Aug 2015

A Rhymed Reflection

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The Nuclear Agreement with Iran: A Nonkilling View
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jul 2015

A Rhymed Reflection

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Toward a World Pedagogy of Positiveness: A Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 May 2015

Sad to see that in my parts of the world there is increasing negativity,
which calls for educators everywhere to enhance the power of positivity

If we look at Positiveness and Negativity in the History of Languages will be shown?
Will uses of those two concepts in spoken/written vocabulary have grown?

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Migrants´ Right to Live Should Not Be Killed
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Apr 2015

Humankind may boast of many a life-saving technological invention,
but does it succeed, when challenged by migrant death prevention?…

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(Português) Ecolinguagem
Francisco Gomes de Matos, Elza Kioko N. N. do Couto, Adilson Marques & Hildo Honório do Couto, A Arvinha – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Jan 2015

A primeira ideia que vem à mente quando ouvimos a palavra ‘ecolinguagem’ é a de que ela seria a “linguagem ecologicamente correta”. Essa é a opinião do leigo. Porém, ela é apenas parcialmente correta e pode levar a interpretações equivocadas, como sói acontecer. Usar ecolinguagem é admitir e assimilar a visão ecológica do mundo.

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The Mobilization of Nonkilling: A Needed Global Effort
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Dec 2014

When terrorists kill people who are praying,
It is also Humankind that those killers are slaying.

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On Writing: A Nonkilling View
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Oct 2014

Writing is not a fight
It is rather a light

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(Português) ECOmetaforizando para o BEM
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Sep 2014

Um monte de problemas temos que enfrentar ?
Rios de boas soluções saibamos encontrar

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(English/Portuguese) Ecolinguisticamente Rimando em Português e Inglês
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Sep 2014

Ecolinquistical Rhymes in English and Portuguese

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Spiritual Leaders for Nonkilling
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Sep 2014

Spiritual leaders,
Most powerful is what you teach
spiritually you guide and inspire
people East and West you reach

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Religions for Peace
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Sep 2014

Religions for Peace
A mission never to cease

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Ecolinguistic Communication
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Sep 2014

Rhymed Reflections

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Let’s Wave the Nonkilling Flag: A Global Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Sep 2014

When the Nonkilling Flag we wave
We show our community how to be brave

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Humankind-Improving Concepts
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Aug 2014

A Rhymed Reflection

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Let’s Open a Nonkilling Door: A Global Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Aug 2014

When we see or read/hear about many innocent persons being brutally killed in a current war
Let´s plead guilty globally for Humankind is becoming more shamefully destructive than before

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(Português) Por Uma Pedagogia dos Humilhados
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Jul 2014

Uma Reflexão Rimada

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(Português) Diferenças entre ESCREVER e REDIGIR
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Jul 2014

Posso saber escrever, mas redigir, saberei?
As diferenças entre os dois processos, explicar saberei?

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60 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: A Poem-Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Jun 2014

Sixty years ago the UDHR was proclaimed
Humankind’s living conditions to improve

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Nonkilling Peace between East and West: A Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 May 2014

When will East and West be able to live in Nonkilling Peace?
When all conflicts and wars within or between them will cease.

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On Dignity in Democracy
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Jan 2014

A Rhymed Reflection Dedicated to Litang Cui

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Globally Needed: A Nonkilling Musical Conscience
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Dec 2013

If in a song we hear the life-destructing verb to kill
Does it mean that its composers make life stand still?

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(Português) Pela Dignidade Terminológica: Um Apelo
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Dec 2013

Reflexões rimadas traduzidas-adaptadas do original (inglês) “On terminological dignity for human beings”. A tradução é dedicada aos terminológos que se dedicam à língua portuguesa.

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War No More
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Dec 2013

A poem-plea dedicated to Johan Galtung.

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On Nelson Mandela`s Legacy to the History of Dignity
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Dec 2013

Nelson Mandela left us physically
but he is still among us dignifyingly

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On DIGNITechnologizing
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jul 2013

Since Literacy has been called the Technology of the Intellect
Dignity could be referred to as the Technology of Deep Respect

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NONKILLING: A New Force for a Peaceful World
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Jun 2013

Rhymed Reflections

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(Português) Os Direitos da Criança Sob a Perspectiva do Não Matar: Apelo aos Adultos
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Apr 2013

Em nome das crianças do mundo, estas Reflexões Rimadas são apresentadas:
Como crianças, estamos felizes por saber que temos o direito de brincar.
Por isso, adultos, considerem seriamente o que nós vamos reivindicar

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School Subject Textbook Authors for Nonkilling: A Plea
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Mar 2013

School subject textbook authors,
Globally, you play a very relevant role in Education:
Provide contents to learners` multifaceted preparation
Millions of children, adolescents and adults benefit from the materials you produce

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Filmmakers for Nonkilling
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Feb 2013

Filmmakers,
Creatively, you seek world audiences to entertain
through increasingly varied genres of filmmaking
but sadly, a tradition of violence many movies sustain
and viewers are exposed to cruel forms of killing

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On a Draft UN Declaration on the Right to Peace
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Feb 2013

Of all the many political documents in which Humankind may excel
there is one in which universal human intent is expressed well:

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On my Soul
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 14 Jan 2013

Rhymed Reflection

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The Right to Live Peacefully
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Jan 2013

If the Right to Life and the Right to Peace we combine
a new, deeply humanizing right will be yours and mine…

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For Nonkilling Education: A Plea to Humankind
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Dec 2012

Rhymed Reflections

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Nonkilling Lessons from the Connecticut Killings
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Dec 2012

The world cries again; innocent lives in Connecticut were sacrificed
and current legislation for gun control and use once more unsufficed…

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A Peace Paradigm
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Nov 2012

Dedicated to Bernard Spolsky
Conflict resolution, Nonviolent resolution, Nonkilling resolution, Peaceful resolution, Peaceful (re)solution, PEACE is the solution!

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The Right to Water
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Oct 2012

To Water all human beings should have the right
but why isn´t that vital right always in sight?

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On The Dignity of Being Forgetful
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Oct 2012

Rhymed Reflection

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Dignity in Charity
Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Oct 2012

When, in the media, people boast of their charity
Doesn´t that behavior violate humanitarian dignity?

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