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Issues And Solutions has now spent a decade researching the origins of terror and finding avenues to save humanity from itself. The origins are so deep, that the fix will require a second evolution toward peaceful co-existence through cooperation to emphasize parenting and nurturing at the expense of dominance and hierarchy. All five accented words are the products of natural evolution.
Have you ever wondered where and when the next terror strike will hit the US?
Will it all end in mushroom clouds?

We have wondered and we have researched these questions and others ever since 9/11. Neither has an answer under present political and technological conditions.

Nevertheless, one can make progress where it is possible. This page presents our tentative conclusions.
Updated 20 Jan 2008

This page summarizes concepts distilled from the pages on this site.

Updated 8 Mar 2009

"There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world,
and that is an idea whose time has come."
Victor Hugo

Karen Armstrong offers a map for the road ahead:
Updated 04 Apr 2010

For a quick overview of our research see: Peace Via Nature's Way.

Roots of Terror Briefly and Some Avenues Now Apparent

This project illuminates some very human ills that we and our children face. From what we now know, questions posed have or can find answers. It is that simple yet that complex in implementation, for no culture on earth has the ready answers, only partial ones.
A primary theme underlying the propensity of humanity for terrorism are genes for aggressiveness and fierceness we inherit from the gene pool that comprises all eucharia, our branch of the family tree called life.
Actions that can be taken to begin an effective campaign to reduce terror are synopsized. They amount to a societal reformation.
Updated 25 June 2007

Finding our way in perilous times must begin with tough questions, end with equally hard-nosed answers. Ashutosh Varshney, Associate Professor at University of Michigan single-handedly made a wonderful start.

His singular finding was:

Ethnic integration in all facets of society is the key to harmony.
Updated 11 Feb 2007

This project is beginning to illuminate the basic human ills that we and our children face. If it looks like it will take generations to banish terror from earth, that is all the more reason why we need to get on with it.

"Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures." John F. Kennedy

Fifty years on we could not agree more.

Updated 19 Oct 2012; 20 July 2013

GENETIC PRECONDITIONS Jungle/Savanna Heritage (Evolved DNA)

Unifying Principle: Authoritarian Personality along with Sociopaths (psychopaths) hijacking movements, religions, and nations to suit their own purposes.

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Research Through Mar 2008

Roots of Terror Briefly and Some Avenues toward Peace Now Apparent

Reading recorded history is a heavy trip. Through all of it, terrorism, wars, and genocide recur again and again. Like rows of dominoes, each event seems to trigger further events.