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ATTACKING WITH PEACE: THE RESOLUTION OF CONFLICT

As appeared in “ACResolution” the international magazine for dispute resolution Professionals

“ATTACKING WITH PEACE:
THE RESOLUTION OF CONFLICT”

By Jerome Allan Landau

 

As a skinny teenager in an all-boys high school in the Bronx, I found life in New York City to be a rather dangerous place.  After “limping home” one more time suffering from the embarrassment and pains of a bully’s blows, my father realized that this bullying had to be stopped before any remaining self-confidence might be “lost in battle.” Boxing classes, then studying the martial art of Karate helped me to fight back physically; yet I was still suffering “inside” from a lack of self-confidence, along with a young man’s sense of fear, anger, and imbalance. [Read more...]