Pavement: Reflections on Mercy, Activism, and Doing "Nothing" for Peace

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Every day, Lin Jensen has plops down a meditation cushion on the streets of Chico, California, and sits "peace vigils" to protest the U.S. invasion of Iraq -- his honest effort to change the world. From his knee-level spot on the pavement, Jensen encounters a bracing array of what he calls "uprights": a heartbreakingly generous homeless man; hostile passersby who scream "Fuck you, Peace Wimp!"; "White Wolf," who punctuates every shouted comment with a sharp poke to Lin's chest; compassionate soldiers -- all amid rain and ...

Pavement: Reflections on Mercy, Activism, and Doing "Nothing" for Peace 2007, Wisdom Publications (MA), Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780861715220

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