Contents

PREFACE

PROLOGUE

Part 1   THE ORIGINS AND NATURE OF WAR

Chapter 1        The Problem of War

Chapter 2        Conflict and Cooperation — Guilt and Genes

Chapter 3        Chimps, Hunting and Genes for War

Chapter 4        Learning to Kill

Chapter 5        Cells, Cities and Empires

Chapter 6        Blades and Bullets

Chapter 7        Bombs and Guns – Walls, Wheels and Wires

Part 2    The Effects of War

Chapter 8        What’s Wrong with War?

Chapter 9        The Bright Side of Strife

Part 3    Strategies for Peace

Chapter 10      Is Peace Possible?

Chapter 11      Controlling the Killer Drives

Chapter 12      Channelling the Drives

Chapter 13      Arms that Don’t Harm

Chapter 14      Problems with Non-Lethal Weapons

Chapter 15      Benefit without Bloodshed

Chapter 16      Confronting the Causes

Part 4    Peace Technology

Chapter 17      The Craft of Peace

Chapter 18      Law and Peace

Part 5    Pathways to Peace

Chapter 19      UN to Set the Scene

Chapter 20      Armies Which Don’t Kill

Chapter 21      Getting To Work on the World

Chapter 22      Guns and Bullies

Chapter 23      The Post-Lethal Age – a Culture of Peace

Chapter 24      World Government – a New Code of Peace

Chapter 25      Triggering the Change

Chapter 26      The Future

Conclusions

Acknowledgements

Bibliography

End Notes

Index