Category Archives: Rants

has violence gone up or down in the world?

The only way you can really answer the question – has violence gone up or down? – is to count how many violent incidents have there been as a proportion of the number of opportunities, and has that gone up or down over the course of history? And in all

Eisenhower — Guns

Every Gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signify in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed.

Running the show!

I find this text from 1930 ish quite actuall and modern. Aldous Huxley-He was best known for his novels including Brave New World, set in a dystopian London, and for non-fiction books, such as The Doors of Perception, which recalls experiences when taking a psychedelic drug, and a wide-ranging output

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