CNN.com – Ex-hostage: ‘I wanted to gain his trust’ – Mar 14, 2005
And at one point, he said, “You know, I’d rather you shoot — the guns are laying in there — I’d rather you shoot me than them.” I said, “I don’t want anyone else to die, not even you.”
Talk about nonviolent communication! Who knows how many people’s lives (including her own) this woman saved by talking to this man — who had just shot and killed several people in cold blood — like he was a human being?
Via the nvc-parenting yahoo group.