The Peaceful Podcast, Ep 8: Danilo Cuellar, Voluntarist

Join Jessica Pavoni as she interviews our first guest not affiliated with the military! Danilo Cuellar is a voluntarist, anarchist, peaceful parent, and more. I wanted to have him on the show because we share similar beliefs regarding governance, political philosophy, and morality. We discuss minarchism versus anarchism, crony capitalism, and how Danilo ultimately came…

We’re Starting a Podcast! The Peaceful Podcast, Episode 1

…about conscientious objection and other peace-related topics! In this episode┬áhubby interviews Maria Santelli, Executive Director of the Center on Conscience and War. You’ll learn a little about the history of conscientious objection, applicable regulations for military members, and hear a bit of personal testimony. Be sure to check back often – this will be a…

It Doesn’t Take ‘Guts’ to Sleep-Train an 8-Week Old

Alright – so this post doesn’t have much to do with foreign policy, domestic abuses, or even non-aggression, but I thought it was a wonderful perspective in response to a horrid policy of ‘sleep-training’ babies. Dr. Michael Cohen of Tribeca Pediatrics told a mother to leave her 8-week old unattended for 12 hours each night,…

Using NAP to Parent a Strong-Willed Child

I’ve not heard of Dr Markham before, but this article about parenting ‘strong-willed children’ was excellent. Dr Markham never uses the term non-aggression (perhaps she hasn’t even heard of this philosophy), but its principle is woven throughout. It’s a little long, but the background info is excellent, and she has actionable techniques at the end.…