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Let's Avoid War at All Costs

I've been playing with the idea or ideal of a marshal plan of sorts. Is it a perversion or our only option? The singularity of this type of thinking is undoubtedly flawed, this I am certain. Basically, it goes like this...

8 months ago

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Let's Avoid War at All Costs

Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues.

- Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)

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Inspired by Thomas Hobbes's (1588-1679) quote, "Force and fraud are in war the two cardinal virtues". The titled responsion is "Let's Avoid War at All Costs".

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Thomas Hobbes, in some older texts Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury, was an English philosopher who is considered one of the founders of modern political philosophy.
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I've been playing with the idea or ideal of a marshal plan of sorts. Is it a perversion or our only option? The singularity of this type of thinking is undoubtedly flawed, this I am certain. Basically, it goes like this...

We reduce economic production to a simmer of essentials only. I am talking about all the senseless disposables that we have become accustomed to and equate to freedom. "It's my hard-earned money, so I want to spend it on whatever I want with no concern of the lasting environmental impacts." Let's shut this thinking down but give every person access to food and proper housing. It's a good starting point to marshal in the conversation, a plan? Perhaps.

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Thomas Hobbes

Published 8 months ago