Your a murderer if you just kill a few , you’re World conqueror if you kill millions
Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it.
Force always attracts men of low morality.
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
We will bankrupt ourselves in the vain search for absolute security.
~Dwight D. Eisenhower
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Be not dumb, obedient slaves in an army of destruction! Be heroes in an army of construction!
Two armies that fight each other is like one large army that commits suicide.
Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.
~John F. Kennedy
An eye for an eye makes us all blind. ~Mahatma Gandh
We have guided missiles and misguided men. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
What is your views about War , do we need wars anymore?
I think we don't need war, its been done as long as time as been, and what did it really ever resolve. We are still warring! We never seem to learn to communicate and settle our differences!
Of course you are right.
Even the wars that are going on now are mostly engineered aggression in the cause of trade - which is even more wrong and makes patriotic soldiers into no more than paid mercenaries.
At least in the "old" days the King's family were in the firing line instead of today's warmongering creeps who cause the wars and hide in safety - and also profit to an obscene degree.
....and get us to chase ghosts mainly for that 1% group
I think that has been the case since the tribal system led to the biggest bully becoming king and all the minor bullies being given jobs close to him. We drift in and out of direct rule of one form or another but always working for the man, whether he can be seen like a king or hidden like the money men of today. It is their wars we are made to fight and only dimwits and fools believe any more that we are fighting for some just patriotic cause.
Wars are really absurd. People will treat people as animals, and that is not what religions will approve.
Great quotations. Most of the military actions the U.S. engaged in since WWII were unforced errors and a huge waste of lives and money. The issues could have been resolved through diplomacy and patience or simply ignored. It was necessary to stop Hitler and Japan in WWII, in my opinion.
Tell that to black Americans.
Tell that to the jews and others hitler was cooking.
War has its place.
You think wars would solve the Jews or Blacks problems, how?.
Gandhi stopped the British 600 year suppress rule over India without fighting. Why can't that be a role model for commutation our problem rather than more abuse
If you think you can solve all problems with all enemies with words.
Then you are straight gullible.
I would love to think it could be done like that... but in the real world people are sneaky an evil... and some enemies simply need to be killed.
Per capital there is less wars today in the world than in any other time in human history, we are making progress. The mentally ill do not need to be killed yet treated even those old politician that kill people, mainly.
Just cause someone wants to aquire power and rule the world... does not mean they are "mentally ill".
And you can thank America for the relative peace in the world today.
But I am sure you will all deny and cry about that.
I am sure we will all know just how true that is as sson as Paul or the Democrats destroy our military ability.
The USA Roman like empire is quickly falling anyways, we no longer need their point by the end of a GUN. Don't worry USA are not ready for a president as good as Paul, the abuse will continue for a while before it gets better. Most of the third world population countries outside of Africa are doubling or tripling their economic growth over the USA including India.
They are only doubling and tripling thier economies because our shit-bag politicians out-sourced all our industries to the East.
True. Wars don't solve anything, they just take lives / maim people and only make matters worse.
Wars can solve the population problem. Just an observation.
So can condoms and the contraceptive pill.
Looks like we're not even smart enough to do that on the level it should be. I know...we can conduct a War Against Sex For Fun. Then, we can control it both ways. You flank them, and I'll go create a diversion.
I'll flank them and hand out condoms and leaflets about family planning. You could become a lobbyist and convince politicians that instead of purchasing jets and drones, a massive public education campaign could be rolled out.
And what will happen if there is simply too much people in the world? There will be food shortages, more cut-throat competitions in terms of jobs and education, and many more.
I'm not sure how anyone can claim that war never solves anything. Raw, naked violence (war, both big and small) has settled more issues than anything else throughout history. We might ask the city fathers of Carthage their feelings on that matter.
Or have those city fathers debate the question with Scipio Aemilianus. The ghosts of Churchill, Emperor Hirohito and Gengis Khan could referee.
WAR is only at number 59th place on the list of actually direct death, of most cause of death. Over all the number one greatest cause of death is poverty world wide and if we took a fraction of the war budget which is the greatest waste, most expensive cost and solves nothing It would conquer most of the problem of poverty. Believe me, lawyers, the greedy and Politicians would not want you or the vast majority to know this number one cause of death is poverty
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies, in the final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.
The world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children....
This is not a way of life at all, in any true sense.
Under the cloud of threatening war, it is humanity hanging from an iron cross.
maybe you should take a tour of a war zone before and after then you might realise this is not the case. Nothing is solved by war that would not have been better solved in almost any other way.
As I say, ask the ghost of Scipio Aemilianus if the problem of constant wars with Carthage was solved by a war.
While I completely agree that the solutions gained by war could often have been better solved in a different way, war has proven itself to be effective for the human race. While all solutions are temporary (all it takes to destroy a good solution is a new leader that doesn't like it) those solutions gained by war are generally the longest lasting. Again, ask Aemilianus if his solution was effective long term.
Perhaps one day the human race will grow and develop until it no long uses war and killing to find solutions to its internal problems, but until then we will continue to find war as a common solution to many problems. It is naive at best to think that war is always avoidable at our present level of development, or that it does not offer solutions. I don't think Churchill or Truman would agree that war can always be avoided, and their solutions may be as long lasting as any solutions can be.
At one time we thought black slavery or gay rights would not change. Today let my over povertyished people go, 1/3 o f the world is homeless and slavery numbers is the worst it has ever been in human history and often enough by gun point. The only thing war give us is long term suffering. I know I’ve visited 9 war zoned Countries, it would only be naïve to think war solve anything. At one time USA spent Soviet Union to death which most people agree with at that time and place. Today between USA and Russia they own 90% of the world’s nuclear warheads. USA goes around threaten other countries, if you are not our friends you can’t have nuclear energy or nuclear weapons, and American are the only one that has used them in human history.
Most people do not want war, most people do not agree with USA having half the world’s offensive war budget. It is only a matter of time the world will spend the USA to death. There is no better solution we the people can do immediately and no better time than Right NOW on earth to slow down worldwide human being suffering then to dramatically slow down The USA points by their big Guns to suppress our freedoms
War is only implemented as a last resort. I would suggest that instead of aggravating an already heated issue, people should speak and do things peacefully, with the mind of the Buddha.
War is a natural outcome of government.
If you generate an entity, and claim it has the power to kill when its rules are broken, then it thus has the power to throw your children into war.
End war by ending government.
Then we have unnatural Governments, we cannot end them because we need Government to survive and Government need us to survive, much like the fungus needs the tree and the tree needs the fungus to keep its roots cool and to protect the tree from diseases
War seems to have turned into an industry, which of course is tremendously sad.
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