Francisco Gomes de Matos (a peace linguist, professor emeritus of Linguistics, Federal University of Pernambuco and president of the Board, ABA Global Education, Recife, Brazil) has created dozens of posters related to peace education, nonviolence, conflict resolution, and related themes, in both English and Portuguese. (CID has previously published his Cross-cultural Dignity Poem). He feels that “posters can play more than an artistic role / when created to deeply value the human soul.”
One of his posters is included here to provide an example.
Asked to write about the reasons for creating these posters, Gomes de Matos answered with a poem:
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