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Engineering Peace with Thom Bond

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"Engineering Peace with Thom Bond” is a real-life look at how peace is becoming a reality on our planet. It's also a personal resource to help empower us to create the change we want to see in the world. Listen to practical tips and wisdom from Thom's workshops and training sessions to help make peace a reality in your own life. Episode by episode, witness and be part of the story of peace on our planet.

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"Engineering Peace with Thom Bond” is a real-life look at how peace is becoming a reality on our planet. It's also a personal resource to help empower us to create the change we want to see in the world. Listen to practical tips and wisdom from Thom's workshops and training sessions to help make peace a reality in your own life. Episode by episode, witness and be part of the story of peace on our planet.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Peace Educators Speak Out - Tending the Garden of Nonviolence in 2024

4/12/2024
In this insightful, inspiring episode, Thom Bond (from New York), talks with fellow peace educators, Cory Tyler (from Los Angles) and Samuel Odhiambo (from Kenya) to share the big picture of nonviolent systems in a world full of hatred and violence, including how they (and you) can be hopeful, living on such a turbulent planet. Subjects include, The Compassion Course (compassioncourse.org), the role of "enemy images", human needs awareness, conscious mourning, and celebration, culture, evolution and more... Support the show

Duration:01:10:56

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Fear = Attention... why?

2/8/2024
In this thought-provoking installment of "Engineering Peace with Thom Bond" Season 3, Episode 4: "Fear = Attention... Why," Thom delves into the intricate dynamics of fear, safety, and the internal mechanisms that generate attention within us. Join us as Thom unpacks the profound connections between fear and our sense of security, offering deep insights into the experience of fear and its role in directing our attention. Prepare for a captivating exploration that sheds light on the intricate workings of our inner world, offering valuable perspectives on cultivating awareness and navigating the landscape of fear. Tune in for an enriching journey into the depths of our emotional intelligence! Support the show

Duration:00:02:07

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The Radar System of Feelings

2/1/2024
In this enlightening installment of "Engineering Peace with Thom Bond" Season 3, Episode 3: "The Radar System of Feelings," Thom unveils the profound purpose behind our emotional landscape, revealing how feelings serve as our radar system, guiding us to recognize when our needs are either fulfilled or unmet. Join us as Thom sheds light on this fundamental aspect of humanity, offering invaluable insights into how our emotions act as powerful indicators of our well-being. Prepare for an illuminating journey that seamlessly blends wisdom, compassion, and practical understanding. Tune in for a transformative exploration into the depths of our emotional intelligence! Support the show

Duration:00:03:32

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Turning Judgments into Something Useful

1/25/2024
In this episode of "Engineering Peace with Thom Bond" Season 3, titled "Turning Judgments into Something Useful," Thom explores the art of understanding needs behind judgments. Join us for a transformative journey as he reveals the power of turning judgments into valuable insights. Gain practical wisdom on connecting judgments to unmet needs, fostering personal growth and empathy. Don't miss this insightful episode blending wisdom, compassion, and practical understanding. Tune in for a perspective-shifting experience! Support the show

Duration:00:06:56

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Everything We Do, We Do To Meet a Need

1/18/2024
In this captivating episode of "Engineering Peace with Thom Bond" Season 3, Thom delves into the profound concept of "Everything We Do, We Do to Meet a Need." Join us as Thom shares the invaluable gift of vision and heightened awareness of our needs. Get ready for an insightful exploration that seamlessly combines wisdom, compassion, and practical understanding. Tune in for more! Support the show

Duration:00:02:16

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Breakthrough Virtual Reality Empathy Training For Police - Coming to a Police Department Near You

9/9/2022
In this "What Peace Sounds Like" Episode, Thom brings listeners up to date on a project that has formed through his work here on this podcast. It is the next chapter in this real-life practice of Peace Engineering, a chapter which began with his series here with Reverend Dr. Michael Christie titled "A Conversation Between Two Americans". That episode led to a revival of Thom's work with his former student, retired NY Police Detective, Anthony Torres, who is featured in Thom's Engineering Peace episode, Feelings, Needs, and Police Work. Today's episode features Anthony Torres and Mike Roberts, a new partner in the journey. Mike is a software engineer that has tipped the scales in the direction of progress, by bringing the expertise that completes the team that's creating a whole new future for police and the public they serve. Thom, Anthony and Mike talk about their project's genesis, it's current status, and it's future. Support the show

Duration:00:32:42

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The Power of Self-Empathy

6/21/2022
Thom talks about how being connected to oneself first increases our ability to create more connection with others, and self-care for ourselves. Support the show

Duration:00:03:08

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The Vital Self-Empathy Skills of Mourning and Celebration

6/14/2022
Thom talks about two self-empathy practices that help us take care of ourselves in a world full of horrors and miracles. Support the show

Duration:00:04:54

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The Secret Need

6/7/2022
Thom talks about the importance of empathy from others in overcoming "stuckness" in our self-empathy process. Support the show

Duration:00:01:58

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What Marshall Rosenberg Didn't Like About Nonviolent Communication

6/2/2022
In this episode Thom discusses the things that were troubling for NVC creator, Marshall Rosenberg and how that effected the creation of The Compassion Course. Thom also discusses the "technology" of the course and what he has done to improve the way that we learn Marshall's work. Support the show

Duration:00:12:24

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Who am I Right Now?

1/27/2022
Thom talks about how self-empathy can help us make life-serving choices when we are triggered or upset. Support the show

Duration:00:02:10

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The Layered World of Needs

12/13/2021
This is a workshop clip where Thom gives us a powerful and practical way to explore the breadth and depth of our shared human needs. Support the show

Duration:00:04:30

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When Marshall Rosenberg Got Angry

11/27/2021
This is a workshop clip from Thom about the discipline of not speaking while angry, and a moment Thom had with his teacher and friend, Marshall Rosenberg. Support the show

Duration:00:02:17

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What Goes on for You? The Life Energy (feelings and needs) under Dirty Dishes and Bedrooms

11/16/2021
Thom talks about the profound value of asking about Life Energy (feelings and needs) in the current moment. Support the show

Duration:00:01:42

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Empathy Passport

11/4/2021
Thom describes a way to see ourselves as an empathic presence. Support the show

Duration:00:02:30

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How to Deal with Narcissists

10/28/2021
Thom talks about how we can start to deal with people we call Narcissists. Support the show

Duration:00:02:20

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Is Chocolate a Need?

10/22/2021
A closer look at why we like chocolate so much. Support the show

Duration:00:01:18

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Two Pandemic Conversations

10/21/2021
Thom talks about choices we can make when we don't have a shared understanding or "shared reality" with others. Support the show

Duration:00:04:06

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Retired NYC Detective recalls his Ah-ha Moment in Dialog and Deescalation Training

6/19/2021
New Dialog and Deescalation Training for Police starts July 7th. For the whole talk, listen to Episode 3. Support the show

Duration:00:00:29

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Feelings, Needs. and Police Work

3/15/2021
In this episode, Thom interviews his former student and current training partner- a seasoned police officer from NYC who has successfully used, and now teaches, empathic interaction to encourage nonviolent resolutions and arrests. Listen in as Thom and Ret. NYC Police Detective Anthony Torres talk about their history and how Anthony applied what he learned in a class, to his work on the streets of New York City. Support the show

Duration:00:53:44