On November 16 I went to see John Dear , the world famous peace activist speaking in Morro Bay, That's three weeks ago, and his talk echoes in my thoughts still!   His teaching is to love yourself, to love your neighbor, your enemy, and to love the world and to understand the profound responsibility in doing all of these. He is a man who has the courage of his convictions and who speaks out and acts against war, the manufacture of weapons, and any situation where a human being might be at risk through violence.
More info about that lecture is here