Resources for Understanding Conditioned Thinking That Prevents Peace
The purpose of the Atrium Society Youth Peace Literary resources is to create insight into prejudicial conditioned thinking through creative illustrations and engaging dialogue to understand and resolve this fundamental cause of human conflict.
The Youth Peace Literacy resources are intentionally graphically designed - the covers and the interior illustrations - to show the fact of conflict, of what actually creates violence without any judgment. They do not glorify it nor do they sentimentalize it by creating ideal “peaceful images” that avoid looking directly at what the roots of conflict are.
Glorifying violence or idealizing peace both avoid understanding the facts, the actual movement of human conflict as it occurs both in ourselves and in the world.