KUCINICH: I'm meditating now. This conversation with you is a meditation.
BELIEFNET: Hmmm. How so?
KUCINICH: In that it is a constant flowing in and flowing out of spiritual principles, connection to thought, which is derived from spirit. It's the way I live every moment.
BELIEFNET: Does campaigning feel like a spiritual practice?
KUCINICH: Every moment of my life. EVERY MOMENT connects to spirit. In fact, that's how I'm here.
Dennis wants a department of peace to reflect a culture of non-violence. Even though his poll numbers make him nowhere near where he needs to be to get the nomination, it's refreshing to hear a candidate talk like this.