The second question you must ask to be a 21st peace activist is: What should I do about it? In other words, what meaningful actions can I take (given my specific life circumstances) to make the biggest impact on peace in the world?
To be completely honest, I still find meditation difficult at times. And my attention is still easily stolen away by -- hey, look! A penny. But now I have the tools to slow down the river of my thoughts and relax whenever I need to.
We all ultimately root for peace. The trouble is, we are taught to believe that battles need to be fought and won to arrive there. But what if our steps toward peace were instead steps of studying and dismantling those battles?