The Humanitarian Conundrum: Reconciling Peace and Justice (The Mantle)

For a while now, I have struggled with what I have recently decided to refer to as the Humanitarian Conundrum. This conundrum involves the attempt to reconcile my distaste for violence of any kind with my belief not only in the need for justice but also the existence of a moral obligation to our fellow humans. What I have, as a humanitarian, is a desire for peace in conjunction with the unfortunate understanding that peace cannot always be brought about peacefully. Read more…

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