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This episode blew my mind. Don’t miss it. I’m talking with John Lash. At 18, he pulled a pistol on someone and shot them dead.
He got a life sentence in a US jail. But inside prison he went on a journey that led him to a passionate belief in the ideas and practices of nonviolence.
In an environment where nonviolence can be risky for fear of being seen as weakness, he started to try these ideas out for real.
He taught them to other prisoners. Now a free man, the ideas and practices of nonviolence are integral to John’s life.
John shared his experiences of implementing nonviolence in prison. In doing so, we get a remarkable insight into prison life, how to create peer learning, and what would be better than punishment.
You will also learn how nonviolence can transform your life and relationships too.
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