Peace: Internet and Movie Resources


Iran and Israel: Peace is possible
by Trita Parsi, 11 min, on Ted Talks
Iran and Israel are two nations with tense relations that seem existentially at odds. But for all their antagonistic rhetoric, there is a recent hidden history of collaboration, even friendship. In an informative talk, Trita Parsi shows how an unlikely strategic alliance in the past could mean peace in the future for these two feuding countries.

A Man of Peace
by Shaykh Dr. Muhammad Umar Al-Qadri, 13 min, on The Moth
Shaykh Umar memorizes the Koran and only later comes to understand its deeper meaning.


It’s a Wonderful Life   (1946)
with James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore
An angel helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman by showing what life would have been like if he had never existed. In the movie, it is easy to notice that peace, joy and kindness are often forgotten in the busyness of a human life.


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