Monday, January 15, 2007

Conflict Resolution

Conflict Resolution/Young, John///A critique of the Nov. 3 survivors from the left/Yes! Weekly/Greensboro/NC/USA/12-Apr-06//…Young, a Quaker who believes in nonviolence, cites 20th century writers George Orwell and Arthur Koestler in his critique of the Communist Workers Party.

“It needs to be noted that neither Orwell nor Koestler in [1984 and Darkness at Noon] were critical of democratic socialism or leftist democratic movements but condemned the rigid hierarchical models that excluded critical thinking, sanctioned violence and believed the real truth exists only within the leadership of ‘the Party,’” Young wrote. ..


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