Institute for InterGroup Understanding
Welcome to the Institute for Intergroup Understanding

Welcome to the Institute for InterGroup Understanding

This website is dedicated to InterGroup Peace and InterGroup Understanding. It explains why we have more than 200 interethnic and InterGroup conflicts in the world today, and helps people understand how to reduce conflicts and live in Peace. This website offers books, essays, insights, reflections, paradigms, poetry, and thought pieces about InterGroup Peace.

Peace is possible. Peace is needed. We should all work together to create a Peace Movement now.

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Three Key Years

Three Key Years

Three Key Years

The children whose brains are exercised in the first Three Key Years of life have larger vocabularies, learn to read more easily, and are much less likely to drop out of school.

You can exercise and strengthen your baby's brain by talking, reading and signing directly to your child — beginning at birth.

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The Art of Intergroup Peace

The Art of Intergroup Peace

The Art of Intergroup Peace

We need a Peace Movement for America that allows us to overcome our damaging and dangerous inter group instincts to build lasting Peace.

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Nurturing Your Baby's Brain (Disponible en espanol en www.threekeyyears.es)

Nurturing Your Baby's Brain

Science and brain scans now tell us that the first three years of life are absolutely critical years for the development in your baby's brain. That development starts for each baby on the day they are born. 

 

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The Institute for InterGroup Understanding exists to help create intergroup Peace. We need to intellectually overcome our more negative and damaging instinctive behaviors. We instinctively divide the world into "Us" and "Them" — and we react very differently to…

Tribal Behavior Can Damage Us Badly Unless We Know Exactly What Is Happening…

mob behaviorVery few things are more emotionally seductive than mob behavior activated in the context of a tribe. We instinctively form tribes of various kinds — and our identity and sense of who we are can be heavily shaped at any given moment and situation by the…

Some Men In Positions of Power Do Sexually Abusive Things To Women (Weinstein Was Not Alone)

Only instincts can create patterns that exist across cultures and back into history. Anytime we see a pattern of behavior that shows up in multiple settings and over extended periods of time, we know that there are instincts that function as the connection factor creating those behaviors.

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The Art of Intergroup Peace

The Art of Intergroup Peace

The Art of InterGroup Peace has an array of eight approaches that can be used to steer and channel intergroup interactions - ranging from a truce or ceasefire at one end of the continuum to a full merger and complete intergroup assimilation at the other end of the continuum.