The Quotidian, September 22, 2010 ~ Ending the Idea of War

“We must not bring one war to an end, or thirty, but the idea of war itself.” ~ Deepak Chopra (born October 22, 1946)

Indeed. What a fine way to bring this International Day of Peace to an end. Blessings to the peacemakers.

Deepak Chopra is an Indian American physician, author, public speaker, and popularizer of alternative medicine. The above quotation is from his book Peace is the Way: Bringing War and Violence to an End in Our Time (2005).

Peace is the Way is based on a famous quotation from Mohandas K. Gandhi, “There is no way to peace. Peace is the way.”

[Source: Tweet by GabrielKortsch on Twitter, September 21, 2010. Quotation verified through use of Mythic Passages newsletter of September 20, 2005, accessed September 21, 2010. Date and biographical information from Wikipedia, accessed September 21, 2010].

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About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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3 Responses to The Quotidian, September 22, 2010 ~ Ending the Idea of War

  1. Beautiful quotes…

    Write on, Andy!
    Carolyn

  2. Thank you Carolyn.

    I especially love the quotation from Gandhi.

    Press on with your writing! Sincerely, Andy

  3. It’s always been one of my favs, too.

    Write on!
    Carolyn

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