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World Peace and the Human Family (Points of Conflict) by Roy Weatherford

By Roy Weatherford

During this distinct and well timed publication, Roy Weatherford proposes that we're at the verge of a profound switch in social family. He foresees the top of the sovereignty of geographical regions and the struggle among them, and the start of the guideline of democratically proven, jointly enforced overseas legislations. World Peace and the Human relatives strains a benign process historic improvement and initiatives international executive because the subsequent acceptable level. It explains why a few geo-political units--such because the former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia--are fragmenting, whereas others--such because the eu group and United Nations--are coalescing and strengthening.

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Racial characteristics’ and ‘feminine attitudes’ are two-edged concepts, and a risky business intellectually, but if the white males haven’t been able to solve the problem, can it hurt to try a little diversity? While it may or may not be true that women in general are more opposed to war than men in general, the decline of sexism and the growing emancipation of women has permitted more activism on the part of those women who do work for peace. In 1915, for example, the International Congress of Women was convened by Jane Addams: 42 American women crossed the war-imperiled sea for a meeting at the Hague in April, 1915.

Otherwise, we are accepting and perpetuating international anarchy. The necessity of world government Anarchy between nations, like anarchy among individual humans, is a condition more appealing in the description than in the reality. It is of course possible that both nations and citizens might become so mature as to lose the need for conflict, so rational as to view violence as impractical, or so moral as to renounce the use of force for any purpose. If these things should occur, there would then be less need for governments.

For all these reasons, I think the notion of technology-asthreat is not the most important role of technology in the World peace as a possibility 27 search for peace. Rather, I believe that the most important beneficent effects of technology have been the development of the means of communication and transportation that are bringing the world together, converting us more and more into one society, rather than many, and leading us to recognize that other countries are full of people more or less like us who are entitled to respect and can be dealt with peacefully.

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