BARBARA McNEILL holds an MDiv in religion and psychology and a PhD in economics. In 1980 she joined the IONS staff and has also served on the IONS Board of Directors. For more information on Edgar Mitchell, go to www.edmitchellapollo14.com. You can also read his book, The Way of the Explorer (Putnam, 1996).
It’s chronic. It’s pervasive. It’s almost normal. But is violence a necessary part of the human condition? One school of thought sees violence as a natural factor in evolution, pushing the dynamic of diversity between and within groups. In this lead feature, Shift’s editor McNeill presents ...