“Talking with Margarita Quihuis was 1 part brain-bending, 1 part hopeful, 1 part grateful that there are brilliant minds working on the equation for positive peace. Continue reading Peace in Our Lifetime?
The Peace Innovation Lab created this video for the TEDxSantoDomingo 2010 Conference. Here, our director, Margarita Quihuis, explains the goals of the lab and includes a story of how emergent social and mobile technologies can empower individuals to self-organize and improve the health and resilience of their communities against shocks and disruption.
Captain Paul K. Chappell believes that war is not inevitable and peace is possible. Having graduated from West Point in 2002 and served in Baghdad during 2006 and 2007, he knows the in’s and out’s of war. With this experience he decided to start thinking about the future of war and peace. He looked at the natural instincts for war or peace and came to the conclusion that not only is war unnatural, it is also unnecessary. We here at the Peace Innovation Lab were lucky enough to sit down with him for lunch and have a discussion, as well as listen to his talk on campus last night. He spoke about a variety of ideas that he connected together to promote the idea that peace is possible.