As Rotarians around the world pause to think about the concept of Peace and Conflict, we sometimes miss the significance of the simple test that we recite weekly at our meetings.  This test of the things we think say or do in our daily lives was developed in 1932 by Herbert Taylor.  This was many years before the legendary Catholic Pope uttered these words: 
The parallels between this and the Four Way Test are striking:
Is it the Truth?
Is it Fair to all concerned?
Will it build Goodwill & Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?
Fairness, Truth, Justice & Solidarity, all pivotal in the creation of PEACE; the AVOIDANCE of CONFLICT and indeed in CONFLICT RESOLUTION.
The following article on the origin and relevance of the Four Way Test is shared here.