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The Protective vs. The Punitive Use of Force and 3 Strategies to Try

The Protective vs. The Punitive Use of Force and 3 Strategies to Try

I was sitting with competing emotions recently–feeling peace and joy regarding the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday for those of us in the US, and conversely, feeling a lot of dread and hopelessness surrounding the increasing violence not only in the Middle East but in regions all across the globe.  I found myself wondering “Is violence ever justified?” You may be surprised to find out that indeed, sometimes force is exactly what is needed.

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