Author: Robert J. Burrowes

Robert J. Burrowes has a lifetime commitment to understanding and ending human violence. He has done extensive research since 1966 in an effort to understand why human beings are violent and has been a nonviolent activist since 1981. He is the author of 'Why Violence?' http://tinyurl.com/whyviolence His email address is flametree@riseup.net and his website is here. http://robertjburrowes.wordpress.com

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The Psychology of Mass Killers: What causes it? How can you prevent it?

The Psychology of Mass Killers: What causes it? How can you prevent it?

In Las Vegas on 1 October 2017, it appears that one man (although it might have been more) killed 59 people and shot and injured another 241 (with [...]
Gandhi’s Truth: Ending Human Violence One Commitment at a Time

Gandhi’s Truth: Ending Human Violence One Commitment at a Time

Gandhi Jayanti – 2 October, the date of Mohandas K. Gandhi’s birth in 1869 and the International Day of Nonviolence – offers an opportunity to reflect [...]
Profit Maximization is Easy: Invest in Violence

Profit Maximization is Easy: Invest in Violence

For those of us committed to systematically reducing and, one day, ending human violence, it is vital to understand what is causing and driving it [...]
Why are all those Racists so Terrified?

Why are all those Racists so Terrified?

Racism is not a new phenomenon and while it is an ongoing daily reality for vast numbers of people, it also often bursts from the shadows to remin [...]
You Cannot Trap the ‘Magic Rat’: Trump, Congress and Geopolitics

You Cannot Trap the ‘Magic Rat’: Trump, Congress and Geopolitics

A wonderful thing about observing and analyzing the human mind is that there is a seemingly infinite variety of phenomena to observe and analyze. [...]
Biological Annihilation on Earth Accelerating

Biological Annihilation on Earth Accelerating

Human beings are now waging war against life itself as we continue to destroy not just individual lives, local populations and entire species in v [...]
Why War? Building on the legacy of Einstein, Freud and Gandhi

Why War? Building on the legacy of Einstein, Freud and Gandhi

In 1932, Sigmund Freud and Albert Einstein conducted a correspondence subsequently published under the title ‘Why War?’ See ‘Why War: Einstein and [...]
A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat Genocide

A Nonviolent Strategy to Defeat Genocide

It is a tragic measure of the depravity of human existence that genocide is a continuing and prevalent manifestation of violence in the internatio [...]
An Open Letter to People with ‘Mental Health’ Issues

An Open Letter to People with ‘Mental Health’ Issues

As ‘mental health’ issues gain more attention, sympathetic and otherwise, in a wide variety of contexts and countries around the world, the opport [...]
Truth or Delusion?

Truth or Delusion?

  One inevitable outcome of the phenomenal violence we all suffer as children is that most of us live in a state of delusion throughout our li [...]
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