Skeptics may say that violence is too culturally ingrained, that it cannot be reversed in 100 years, or 200 years, if at all, but CeaseFire's methods are proving otherwise.
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CeaseFire recently organized a Peace Summit. You could sense the tension in the air: the crowd was composed of more than 300 young men and women from some of Chicago's meanest streets.
The weekend edition of the paper was the prelude to the Vancouver Peace Summit, a three-day gathering of luminaries including the Dalai Lama, Eckhart Tolle, Maria Shriver, numerous Nobel laureates, and a couple dozen other presenters.
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