#1 By: Boing Boing, June 28th, 2013 16:51
If you missed the greatThis American Life's episode from 2009 about Daryl Watson's short-lived but laudable attempt to "walk across the country in order to promote world peace and bring harmony to all nations" you might wonder from time-to-time what he is up to. This morning, I was telling my daughter about the original Peace… READ THE REST
#2 By: MisterJayEm, June 28th, 2013 17:05
If Peace Pilgrim runs across that Xeni's angry guitar player, I hope someone is there to video tape it.
#3 By: Mindy Clegg, June 28th, 2013 18:57
#4 By: Lee W, June 28th, 2013 19:06
Peace Pilgrim part Deux: Peace HARDER!
#5 By: Ethan Allen's Scion, June 28th, 2013 19:19
I was just listening to that story a few weeks ago, it was striking how naïve he was before starting out on his pilgrimage. Here's hoping he has better success on this journey.
#6 By: Stewart C. Russell, June 28th, 2013 22:16
Mildred Norman Ryder didn't quit.
#7 By: Acer Platanoides , June 29th, 2013 00:55
Aren't we all. It was a remarkable story. I look forward to buying whatever book he turns it into.
#8 By: brian, June 29th, 2013 12:23
I would recommend the book 'Planet Walker' if this interests you. By John Francis, who went on a 22 year peace pilgrimage, in silence. A great autobiographical account.
#9 By: James Penrose, June 29th, 2013 14:05
So far it seems about as effective as that guy in Rome who is often shown wearing a dress and standing on some balcony in front of thousands of followers. He "prays" for peace regularly to no particular avail.
We are not a peaceful species and likely never will be.
#10 By: John Abbe, June 29th, 2013 14:55
Brings to mind the by-necessity self-organized 1986 Great Peace March. There's also next year's cross-country Climate March - any happy mutants planning to go? I'm considering it...
#11 By: John Abbe, June 29th, 2013 14:57
Only two links per post, so re the Great Peace March here's an excellent reflective article from 1999, and a video
#13 By: Boing Boing, July 3rd, 2013 16:52
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