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Entries by Leeat Granek, Ph.D. from 07/2014

Calling for Revenge -- How Our Grief Is Used to Incite Violence and Murder

| Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

As calls for revenge sweep both the Israeli and Palestinian communities, it is clear that people are acting out of grief and not thinking with their heads.

How Many People Need to Die? The Manipulation of Grief to Incite War

| Posted 07.11.2014 | World

The deplorable and frightening violence erupting in Israel and in the occupied territories is not an inevitable blood feud. It is the logical outcome of leaders who cannot come to the table to negotiate peace for the sake of their people.

What to Do With Our Grief Over the Mid-East Crisis?

| Posted 07.29.2014 | Impact

Turning that grief into aggression, rage, revenge and anger in the form of hateful posts, violent protests, or further divisiveness among people and nations is not the way to go if you care about human life, human rights, or peace.