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Asian Tribune is published by E-LANKA MEDIA(PVT)Ltd. Vol. 20 No. 74

A culture of peace for Sri Lanka

[b]A culture of peace for Sri Lanka[/b]

By Oscar E V Fernando

Peace has been defined as—freedom from war, cessation of war—with honor or at any cost, a treaty between two powers at war, freedom from civil disorder, quiet tranquility, in a state of friendliness.

The peace that our nation is searching for has been called by one or more of the several definitions that seem connected, but the most important of all could be quiet tranquility or a state of friendliness that are propagated by all religions professed in this country.

Although the civilization of the west was founded on the easterner Lord Jesus’ teachings, many writers allude to the fact that they have disregarded his teachings due to its material advancement especially after the industrial revolution. We in this corner of the world need not ape the west on this score too, as we are guided by the teachings of this easterner Lord Jesus as well as that of Lord Buddha: we can well afford to;

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