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Mikey Lee

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World peace is unattainable - and to think otherwise is naive

Is it just me, or does anyone else cringe whenever someone talks about "world peace"?

It always reminds me of a beauty pageant where the contestants naively wish for "world peace", without much thought into how, or even why?

What exactly does "world peace" mean? No wars, no fighting, no conflict at all, whatsoever? Everybody loves each other, and accepts each other?

As long as personal conflict exists, there will never be world peace. Wars are built from the ground up. Fighting over scarce resources, territory, food, mate (husband/wife) is inevitable.

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    Jul 10 2012: The use of the 13 colonies uniting was to show that tribes, colonies, states, nations etc can get together to make rules (laws) that will allow us (all humans) to live together in harmory (of course not 100% just possible without wars).

    Yes, Mark, I will agree that you do not think anything can be done to improve the human condition so unless you can propose something else and I will leave it at that.

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