DEFINITION OF A PEACEFUL SOCIETY:
from peacefulsocieties.orgPeople living in peaceful societies try as much as possible to live in harmony and avoid violence: they shun aggressive behavior and refuse to fight in wars.
In fact, avoiding violence—and perhaps just as critically, thinking and feeling that they must avoid it—is not only essential to many of these peoples, it is defining for them.
Several of these societies see themselves as peaceful, and they clearly take pride in that peacefulness. For some of these peoples, their attitude is a striking contrast, in their minds, to other, manifestly less peaceful, societies with which they come in contact.
For these nonviolent peoples, their very sense of defining themselves as peaceful is the foundation of their worldviews. Building interpersonal harmony and avoiding violence is essential to their ways of life.
Living in Peace... It can be done. Many small cultural groups have lived that way for centuries and still do. Here's a list of some of those peaceful people: