Articles by William T. Hathaway

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Conscious Peace: World Peace Depends upon Our Collective Consciousness
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Jan 2023

Recent research has shown that the effects don’t stop with the individual. Large groups of people meditating together produce coherence and stability not just in themselves but also in the society around them.

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Meditation: A Lifeline to Sanity in a World Gone Crazy
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Jan 2023

We need to stay grounded in ourselves so we can act effectively amid all the seismic shocks that keep rolling through us. Meditation helps us develop an inner unshakability, a great asset in times like these.

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Escaping the Military–Healing the Virus of Violence
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Dec 2022

Radical Peace presents the experiences of war resisters, deserters, and peace activists who are working to change our U.S. warrior culture. A young Buddhist novice contributed this account, which we then revised together.

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Where Matter Doesn’t Matter: “Consciousness and the Quantum”
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Dec 2022

Quanta aren’t physical particles but energy frequencies. They exhibit mass at the macro scale only because of their energy, as Einstein established with his discovery that energy is interchangeable with mass.

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SAMs for Uncle Sam
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Nov 2022

Radical Peace presents the experiences of war resisters, deserters, and peace activists who are working to change our US warrior culture.

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Pioneer Jews of North America
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Nov 2022

The first European settlers in what is now the USA weren’t English Puritans or French fur trappers but Sephardic Jews. Before the Mayflower sailed to the United States, Jews had fled the Spanish Inquisition and settled in what are now Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.

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Patriarchy in India Is Beginning to Crumble
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 7 Nov 2022

2 Nov 2022 – In the Vedic tradition of India the feminine side of creation is given equal importance as the masculine.

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Keep On Rockin’
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Oct 2022

The experiences of war resisters, deserters, and peace activists who are working to change our warrior culture. An American exchange student in one of my courses here in Germany contributed the following essay about how she became an anarchist for peace.

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The Last Days of the Lilliputians
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Oct 2022

The ruling elite have tied the working class in bondage. Small in number but great in power, the elite have designed myriad mechanisms of control to hold the much larger working class down and force it to work for them.

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Comrades in Arms
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Oct 2022

A Letter from an Ex-US Soldier

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Einstein’s Prescience
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Oct 2022

War and many other forms of violence are generated by the underlying structural violence of capitalism, which is intrinsically unjust and inevitably produces conflict. This outmoded, destructive system chains us also into working to make its owners rich.

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Saboteur
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Oct 2022

An interview with a domestic insurgent from the book Radical Peace: People Refusing War

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Privatizing Nature
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Sep 2022

20 Sep 2022 – The financial wizards of Wall Street have devised a new way to profit from Mother Nature. They’ve created a class of stocks called Natural Asset Companies that will control the earth’s resources such as water, wildlife, forests, minerals, and farmland.

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The Surge
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Sep 2022

After getting his college degree, a former student of mine worked as a market researcher and an advertising salesperson, but both jobs soured him on the corporate world. He hated being a junior suit, and the thought of becoming a senior suit was even worse. He’s now a janitor and says it’s a much better job.

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San Diego: At the Intersection of Militarism and Patriarchal Gender
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Sep 2022

In the pool
          a girl,
slim and new-breasted, treads water,

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Generations of Resistance to War
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Sep 2022

My 1950’s parents’ generation had grown up in the Depression and fixated on stability and security, measuring progress by their possessions: buying their first car, first television, first house. Their morality centered on controlling sexuality and protecting private property. Their deepest philosophy was, “There is no free lunch.” The peak of their scientific achievement was the hydrogen bomb.

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Vedic Peace
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Aug 2022

Author’s note: I’m grateful to TMS contributor Stephen Knapp for much of the historical information in this paper. We honor the source of the Sanatana Dharma in India and rejoice that it is now once again becoming a global reality – Hari Om!

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Exit Free
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Aug 2022

Radical Peace presents the experiences of war resisters, deserters, and peace activists who are working to change our warrior culture. The following report was contributed by one of the founders of Exit Free, a collective in the USA that helps women leave the military by discharge or desertion.

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The Afghan Debacle
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Aug 2022

26 Jul 2022 – Establishment journalists and politicians are despairingly asking: Why did we fail in our well-meaning efforts to help the Afghan people? What were our mistakes? Wrong questions as they ignore the first mistake: creating the Taliban.

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Comparing Evils
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Jul 2022

From ‘RADICAL PEACE: People Refusing War,’ which presents the experiences of war resisters, deserters, and peace activists who are working to change the U.S. warrior culture.

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The Supreme Awakening – A Review
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Jul 2022

‘The Supreme Awakening: Experiences of Enlightenment throughout Time–And How You Can Cultivate Them’ is the ultimate guide to higher states of consciousness. This latest book from Craig Pearson presents inspiring experiences from mystics and saints and shows us how we ourselves can live these states permanently in enlightenment.

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From Cheerleader to Enemy of the State
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Jul 2022

RADICAL PEACE presents the experiences of war resisters, deserters, and peace activists who are working to change our warrior culture.

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Varieties of Violence
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jul 2022

Prof. Johan Galtung, the founder of TRANSCEND, denies that human nature condemns us to violence; instead he gives another explanation of its etiology based on three interacting forces: structural, cultural, and direct.

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Peace Chaplain
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jun 2022

21 Jun 2022 – Radical Peace presents the experiences of war resisters, deserters, and peace activists who are working to change our warrior culture. A seminarian contributed this chapter about learning to love her enemies. Because of her activism, she wishes to remain anonymous.

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Squelching Dissent on Both Sides of the Atlantic
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jun 2022

15 Jun 202 – The current repression of dissent in Germany is startlingly similar to that in North America. In 2019 as the virus started to spread, the government ordered drastic measures against it.

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Refugees Welcome – Sometimes
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Jun 2022

8 Jun 2022 – Posted on streetlamps all over Germany are stickers showing fleeing silhouettes with the caption, “Refugees welcome – bring your families”. Some have been blacked out with felt markers or ripped partially away.

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Is Lasting Peace Possible?
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Jun 2022

4 Jun 2022 – The wise men of the establishment are again telling us that hopes for lasting peace are a delusion. They declare that human nature makes it impossible, that war is built into our genes. They point to research by evolutionary biologists that indicates our closest genetic relatives, the chimpanzees, make war. Therefore war must be part of our heredity.

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Varieties of Violence: Structural, Cultural, and Direct
William T. Hathaway – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Jan 2020

6 Jan 2020 – Terrorists, serial killers, domestic murderers — their ghoulish deeds fill our news and popular entertainment, interspersed with wars, riots, and brutal repressions. Violence surrounds us. Where does it come from? The answer propagated by the mass media is that violence is human nature. It’s just the way people are. Peace researcher Johan Galtung denies that human nature condemns us to violence.

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Varieties of Violence: Structural, Cultural, and Direct
William T. Hathaway – Counter Currents, 21 Oct 2013

Where does it come from? The Norwegian peace researcher Johan Galtung denies that human nature condemns us to violence; instead he gives another explanation of its etiology based on three interacting forces: structural, cultural, and direct.

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