Daily Archives: 07/09/2014

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Speak Peace in a World of Conflict Quotes by Marshall B. Rosenberg

Now, with regard to the people who have done things we call “terrorism,” I’m confident they have been expressing their pain in many different ways for thirty years or more.

Instead of our empathically receiving it when they expressed it in much gentler ways — they were trying to tell us how hurt they felt that some of their most sacred needs were not being respected by the way we were trying to meet our economic and military needs — they got progressively more agitated.

Finally, they got so agitated that it took horrible form.” 

― Marshall B. Rosenberg,

 Speak Peace in a World of Conflict: What You Say Next Will Change Your World