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A Broken Dream (the continuation of war)

February 18, 2007

The great hope of the post-1945 world was the end of war.

It hasn’t happened.

It is painfully obvious that divisions between countries, inside countries, between religious sects, and inside cultural and racial groups continue to inflame people to violence.

There is enough material wealth to go round. There is plenty of land to build on. Food can be traded. The things that make life worth living are not in the material realm.

Groups continue to be suspicious of each other. Pure power plays. There is more in common amongst human beings than there is difference. We all wish for a happy family life.

Let us all relate to each other as individuals, one to one, on a personal level. No division, just a strong, earnest conversation.

The common things should bind us.