Barry Gan, from St. Bonaventure University, answers the question in 4 parts: 1.- Focus on local issues. 2.- Focus on Non-cooperation or civil disobedience, not on law breaking and violent confrontation. 3.- Define and pursue a clear alternative. 4.- Offer a choice: Do as I wish, or make me suffer.
He added that Peace activists should recognize that there is good and evil in everyone of us, and that the focus should be not on peace, but on “non-violence” .