Peace FAQs:

Q: Is peace a state of tranquility and stillness?

A: Yes, however, in a negative sense, peace is the absence of war or violence.

Q: Is peace considered a state of consciousness or enlightenment that may be cultivated by various forms of training?

A: Yes, and such as prayer, meditation, t'ai chi ch'uan or yoga, for example.

Q: Is peace also the first of four concepts to living life in the rave culture acronym PLUR?

A: Yes.

Q: Is peace a state of balance and understanding in yourself and between others?

A: Yes, and where respect is gained by the acceptance of differences, tolerance persists, conflicts are resolved through dialog, people's rights are respected and their voices are heard, and everyone is at their highest point of serenity without social tension.

Q: Is peace often associated with traditions such as Buddhism and Hinduism as well as the New Age movement?

A: Yes.

Q: Is peace also used as a greeting or a farewell?

A: Yes, and for example the Hawaiian word aloha, as well as the Arabic word salaam.

Q: Is peace part of a triad?

A: Yes, and which also includes justice and wholeness , an interpretation consonant with scriptural scholarly interpretations of the meaning of the early Hebrew word shalom.

Q: Is peace occasionally used as a farewell?

A: Yes, and especially for the dead, as in the phrase rest in peace.

Q: Is peace widely perceived as something intangible?

A: Yes, and various organizations have been making efforts to quantify and measure it.

Q: Is peace the growth of some form of solidarity between peoples spanning the lines of cleavage between nations or states that lead to war?

A: Yes.

Q: Is peace the way?

A: Yes.

Q: Was peace organized in antiquity under the name Eirene in Greek-speaking areas and as Pax in Latin-speaking ones?

A: Yes.

Q: Is peace a known effort to evaluate peacefulness in countries based on 23 indicators of the presence/absence of violence?

A: Yes.

Q: Is peace therefore at the same time a discussion on the form of such peace?

A: Yes.