? Question of the Day ?

How do you all think we can stamp out Lateral Violence and replace it with Lateral Love in our Families and Communities?

Comments appreciated!

Spirit of Uluru

About Lateral Love® Australia

Lateral Love® Australia Lateral Love® Australia is devoted to bringing lateral violence, particularly for Aboriginal & Islander (including the Torres Strait) Peoples of Australia, into the public arena. Lateral Love® Australia aims to share truthful information about the history of Australia, highlighting the deliberate impact of colonization, and the damage made to the Human Spirit regardless of race due the manifestations of lateral violence. William Brian Butler & his niece Nicola Butler are the individuals behind the "Lateral Love® & Spirit of Care for all Humankind 2012 - 2022 Campaign". This campaign is a product of the culmination of the life works of William Brian Butler and Nicola Butler creating an ongoing, living, breathing environment for positive discussions, development of resources and suggestions for change that will have a lasting impact for Human Rights, Social Inclusion and the Spiritual and Emotional Well being for all Aboriginal and Islander peoples in this country.
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3 Responses to ? Question of the Day ?

  1. swedenole13 says:

    Teach the children! All of the children, and tiny bit by bit the thinking can change. Also, I think Russell makes a good point. Often fear is the basis of conflict, fear and not understanding. Open discussions – education and direct involvement by all concerned.

  2. Russell Krass says:

    Conflict dispute resolution is critical. Not only changing a communities or individual’s think is important. Having all parties sit and discuss together. A moderator is essential. Tea, coffee, biscuits in a welcoming & friendly environment. Where individuals can feel safe to express their issues. I’ve done this with groups on many occasions. Not one of my sessions or meetings were unsuccessful. Conflict/dispute resolution, presenting history. Listening intently to everyone’s history, pain & anguish. It works. I’ve proven it.

  3. lorieadair says:

    Eat with our children; commune with them in this way. It all begins at the table.

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