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What is CoPN?

Updated: Mar 11, 2022

By Michael Gelb

The first war in history is believed to have taken place in Egypt as early as 3,150 BCE when the Pharaoh Menes of the south conquered northern Egypt [1]. Since then, humanity has continuously turned to arms to resolve their disputes with one another. According to the Global Conflict Tracker, there are approximately 25 ongoing crises and armed conflicts from Mexico to Myanmar to Yemen [2]. These issues range from criminal violence to refugee crises to outright wars [3]. With this context in mind, one could say that we live in a culture of war, violence, and alienation. In other words, we have been conditioned to wage war instead of engaging in dialogue.

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