Marion Schneider

Born to learn

We are born to learn. Inhaling life teaches understanding, and exhaling life is the lesson. This giving and taking is the foundation of world peace. Those who receive freedom or take the liberty of excluding themselves from this process are warriors. They should always be led by learners and teachers to prevent destruction. Never should they be leaders, as the result of their policies is war. … more

Rights of people and peoples of the world

  • All people and peoples should have equal rights
  • Violence as a means of political engagement is excluded, disregard prosecuted
  • The life and all the elements of the earth and the universe will be respected and maintained
  • Military and war are in line of nations gradually abolished. The resulting funds will be released in food, health and ecology of the world invests.
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Dear Americans!

In your country it is permitted to lie, and it is difficult to stop a liar because this is supposed to be freedom of speech. As a German historian, I assure you that nothing is more dangerous for a democracy than permission to lie unpunished. Think of Hitler. It is necessary to put a stop to this!

Also, you need to be able to sue the Goverment if it is commits or covers up illegal activities. … more

11. September

The time shift
Relaxation opposes the intense experience of September 11th: war
People, who are defending themselves cannot relax. They need tension in order to be able to defend themselves whenever they will be attacked
no softness but hardness
no flowing but motionless watching out for the enemy
no communication
no sex
power

Exclusion

For as long as anyone can remember, the instrument of exclusion has been used to define who belongs and who does not. It was also a common mechanism for establishing an identity to attach negative connotations to other people and their views by excluding them. This becomes difficult with such larger groups as regions, nations, religions, parties, political movements, organisations, etc. … more

Terror

When do I want to die?
If my feeling of life seems unbearable.

When do I kill myself?
If life is more painful than killing.

What enables me to kill others?
Closing my heart.

When do I close my heart?
When the pain is too strong.

Why do I kill others, not myself?
Because I give myself the right to.

Can anybody give me this right? … more

The End of War

  1. Ensure that weapons are only carried and used by those with the adequate personal, legal and technical training which enables them to handle them with due responsibility – throughout the world without exception.
  2. Let us initiate dialogues between conflicting parties. There are various techniques at our disposal. The Native American Navajo call their techniques ›Peace Talks‹ and have been offering them to the United Nations for many years.
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Communication

Communication, speaking with one another, is the search for mutual understanding. Communication leads to solutions. The value and importance of communication in the information age has been recognised in the medialised world. There is also an opposing movement, however, which brings communication to its end: War.

Several official buildings in the United States were attacked. The American president believes this gives him the right to hunt down an international group of terrorists wherever they may be in the world. … more

Misuse of Power

Unhinging the World
How terrible
when the powerful break the law,
unhinging the world,
spreading fear and terror
as laws no longer apply.
How dangerous
when the powerful believe
that the law can be broken
thus
devaluing law.
How unspeakable
when the powerful order
laws to be broken,
transforming others
into lawbreakers beyond redemption.
How subversive
when the powerful use power
to break the law,
preparing the ground for terror,
a constant danger to our lives. … more

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