Sanderson Beck was born March 5, 1947 in Los Angeles. He earned a B.A. in Dramatic Art from the University of California at Berkeley in 1967, an M.A. in Religious Studies from U.C. Santa Barbara in 1971, Ph.D. candidacy in the Philosophy of Education from U.C.L.A. in 1977, and a Ph.D. in Philosophy from the World University of America in 1980. He was a Conscientious Objector during the Vietnam War. In 1982 he formulated World Peace Movement Principles, Purposes, and Methods. In 1986 he published The Way to Peace and then Life as a Whole: Principles of Education based on a Spiritual Philosophy of Love in 1987. That year he traveled to 47 states and met with about 600 peace groups to promote peace and disarmament (Peace Tour Journal 1987). He has been arrested more than fifty times for nonviolently protesting nuclear weapons and military intervention and in 1989 was imprisoned for six months. Sanderson has taught more than forty different college courses in Philosophy and other subjects. In 2001 he founded World Peace Communications, a nonprofit organization. Sanderson’s translations of wisdom classics were published as the WISDOM BIBLE in 2002. He published the Nonviolent Action Handbook and Guides to Peace and Justice in 2003. He became an official candidate for President of the United States in December 2002, and in May 2003 he endorsed Dennis Kucinich. He has written and published 18 volumes of the ETHICS OF CIVILIZATION by 2018. Guides to Peace and Justice was expanded and came out as the two-volume HISTORY OF PEACE in July 2005, followed by The Art of Gentle Living in September, BEST FOR ALL: How We Can Save the World in November, and Confucius and Socrates in 2006. In July 2008 Beck published The Good Message of Jesus the Christ, Peace or Bust: My Nonviolent Action Campaigns, 4 Screenplays, Socrates Plays, and the dramatic series George Washington. Abraham Lincoln was published in December 2008. In December 2010 Beck put up Progressive Democracy as his recommended policies for the 2012 Presidential campaign. His UNITING HUMANITY by Spiritual Evolution & Democratic Revolution: Solutions to the Megacrisis of Climate, Poverty & War was published in November 2014 with a second edition in 2017. The Soul was published in 2016. Videos on World Peace & the Presidential Campaign.