Why Are Catholic Workers
At These Demonstrations?
In addition to the obvious SERVICE of helping each other meet basic needs, we are compelled to the work of RESISTANCE to the domination system. The Works of Mercy directly contradict the more popular works of war. A minor sample of four arenas of peacemaking in North America are these:
The living creatures, human families, and law-enforcers need to pay attention to the spiritual sickness constantly brewed up by drone assassination teams, radioactive weaponry, high tech dehumanization and oil extraction. It will take all of us to reverse the climate chaos continually brewing at the behest of the industrial growth society. Many common activities must be curtailed IMMEDIATELY to protect future generations, and our current population on the planet. Together we can love each other enough to stop all computerized, robotic, high-tech warfare, US terrorism, the fossil fuel industries, and production of nuclear waste (including nuclear weapons work).
Other Groups and Ideas:
Joanna Macy and The Great Turning
Buddhist Peace Fellowship
Thich Nhat Hanh's 14 Precepts of Engaged Buddhism
Nonviolence vs. Nazis: Five Lessons for Dealing with Trump