SUPPORT OF A NATIONAL PEACE ACADEMY
WHEREAS, legislation to establish a National Peace Academy is now under consideration by Congress, and
WHEREAS, the United States now provides support for three military academies and a national college for the waging of war as an instrument of national policy, and
WHEREAS, the use of war and its technologies of mass destruction have now become suicidal, and
WHEREAS, the state of art of mediation, negotiation, conflict resolution and related strategies are now advanced to a high level of scientific knowledge, and have been successfully implemented in various social arenas, and
WHEREAS, these techniques are to be further developed and implemented through a National Peace Academy,
THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED THAT:
The American Ethical Union urges Congress to support pending legislation for the creation of a National Peace Academy.
Adopted by the American Ethical Union Assembly at Emmanuel College, Boston, Massachusetts, 1984
Source: AEU 76th Annual Assembly Memo [job18scan]
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