BUILDING A CULTURE OF PEACE
by Maureen Bauer-McGahey
The Human Right To Peace
By Douglas Roche. Novalis, 2003. 261 pp. $24.95
The most massive challenge facing the world today is finding a way to build a culture of peace. In The Human Right to Peace, Canadian Senator Douglas Roche addresses a world stuck in a culture of war. The writing in the book is clear, comprehensive and hopeful. Despite the raging on of the war mentality, Roche’s hope is derived from faith in the human family to rise up in activism. This was shown last year by the many massive marches involving millions of people worldwide before and after the Iraq war....