Articles by William T. Hathaway

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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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