Book Discussion on All of One Peace: Essays on Non-Violence

Mr. McCarthy spoke about his new book All of One Peace: Essays on Non-Violence which outlines his views on being a pacifist in a… read more

Mr. McCarthy spoke about his new book All of One Peace: Essays on Non-Violence which outlines his views on being a pacifist in a military society. The book includes several “massacres” including the Persian Gulf War, the U.S. invasion of Panama, the U.S. invasion of Grenada, and the U.S. bombing of Tripoli, Lebanon. He began his political criticism during the war in Vietnam. Mr. McCarthy’s collection of essays addresses how peace education might counter our society’s violent impulses, and other topics including the death penalty, animal rights, abortion rights, and the benefits of bicycle riding. He presented a gourd and a tomato to the interviewer and chided him not to eat them with meat. A vegetarian, Mr. McCarthy referred to meats as corpses and stated a general rule of not eating “anything that has a mother.” close

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Book Discussion on All of One Peace: Essays on Non-Violence

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 31, 1994
Last Aired:
May 29, 2010

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  • Jul 31, 1994 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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