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Do you believe that the world society is at the end of its lifespan?

  1. profile image52
    tbHistorianposted 4 years ago

    Do you believe that the world society is at the end of its lifespan?

    With the global terror wars and the largest religious war being fought today, there is little doubt that a horrendous conclusion is rapidly creeping upon the world.  This is easily conveyed as one looks at the nuclear production in the hands of mad-men.
    Iranian zealots are manufacturing the deadliest weapon on the earth.
    Not to protect themselves, but to eradicate the Jews to finish what Hitler had started.
    This alone should be enough to shock most people into a preventive position.
    But it is simply the tip of the iceberg as other socialist and communist regimes join in attacking the US

  2. Borsia profile image43
    Borsiaposted 4 years ago

    A far greater scenario exist than Iran getting the bomb and their new leader seems to be backtracking on their quest for the bomb.
    Pakistan has 100 nuclear weapons currently in their arsenal and they are anything but stable or an ally if the US or the West.
    They play a constant shell game with their devices in which they claim that the weapons are in component state with the critical components being kept and moved separately.
    However recent reports say that the devices aren't moved separately but together. Also rather than moving them under guard they are carted about in plain cargo vans with at most 2 or 3 lightly armed guards. They rely on nobody knowing that the vans are carrying anything of great value. They actually are, supposedly, far more worried about the US or NATO knowing the locations of the weapons rather than having the Taliban, Al Qaeda or other extreme get ahold of them.
    Given the instability of Pakistan in general and the level of corruption and infiltration of their highest security it would be comparatively easy for one or more of these weapons to fall into the hands of someone crazy enough to use them.
    As to the end of society?
    US society has fallen tremendously since the 60s & 70s and seems to be in an ever steeper dive into oblivion. The same is true of most of the Western 1st world.
    The Middle East is going through the growing pains one would expect since WWII when the great British and French empires dissolved. The US would have done far better to have stayed out of the ME picture. We have been far more a force of evil than good. We have sewn seeds that we are already regretting and will regret more in the future.
    We could wise up and get out now and stop bankrupting America but we won't. We learned nothing from history and we continue to plunge into one debacle after another. Syria is the latest and we are showing absolutely no plan to follow an intelligent path. Instead we are aiding the very extremist that have sworn our total destruction as their primary goal.
    Meanwhile some other countries have gotten better over the same time. China which was frozen in time from 1946-1979 under Mao has woken and is making great strides for their people. South Korea has grown as much as North Korea has shrunk into madness.
    All of this matter very little since the planet is going into a full scale crash that isn't likely to slow let alone stop. Nature will stop the population explosion no matter what we do. But we may be the means used.

    1. Smireles profile image80
      Smirelesposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      One thing you said is extremely important. "Nature will stop the population explosion no matter what we do." I have believed for a long time that the world population will be the undoing of us all. The planet cannot support the population now.

  3. Cordelia Bay profile image61
    Cordelia Bayposted 4 years ago

    Just simply, yes. We do have the ability and opportunity to make changes.  The question is: will we?

  4. brblog profile image85
    brblogposted 4 years ago

    Unlikely, however, it is true that since the post WWII arms race began, we have been able to destroy all living things on the planet (over and over again). There are other more subtle issues like drug resistant diseases, lack of diversity in agriculture and yes, even global warming that could lead to our demise. I don't think that things are any more dangerous then they were in the 1950's (duck and cover) - just different threats. But, if we do not obliterate ourselves then I think the human race will continue for a long time. But surviving and thriving are two different things. Remember the fall Rome - the western world sunk into the "dark ages" and it took 100's of years for that civilization to recover.

  5. Slarty O'Brian profile image84
    Slarty O'Brianposted 4 years ago

    No. World society has not even begun, so how can it be at an end? What you see is evolution. There has to be chaos for there to be a new order, it is inevitable. That's how these things work.

    Will we survive now that we have weapons of mass destruction? Who knows? But if we do, we will find a good balance eventually.

  6. micadeolu profile image49
    micadeoluposted 4 years ago

    Hmmm. I'm not quite sure how I will make myself comprehensive here, but i will tell you my vision of the coming world as a prophet of JEHOVAH.
    I see a weapon detonated (Son of man). I said son of man because it is a product of man's madness for power. This weapon will be produced through the secret key of nature (God). The very principle which joins all atoms together in this part of creation. When it is released, all impure things will have to dissolve into oblivion and only the true and pure will remain.
    In a nut shell, those making all these nuclear, atomic, micro-biological weapons are only helping nature to fulfil the inevitable; that is to purify and rid this earth of all which are evil.

    "And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory." (Mat. 24:30)