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PEACE REQUIRES SACRIFICE – OBAMA
In accepting his Nobel, President speaks of force sometimes being necessary

by David Usborne

Tags: Barack Obama, Peace, Nobel Peace Prize, David Usborne, Washington Post, The Independent, Dominion, working/striving for peace

A just peace includes not only civil and political rights- it must encompass economic security and opportunity. For true peace is not just freedom from fear, but freedom from want.”
The vital ingredients to nurture it are “Agreements among nations. Strong institutions. Support for human rights. Investments in development.” And something more, the continued expansion of our moral imagination; an insistence that there is something irreducible that we all share.”

He concluded:  Let us reach for the world that ought to be, that spark of the divine that still stirs within each one of our hearts.”
– from The Independent (as published in the Weekend Herald Sat, Dec 12 2009)
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