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Toward Planetary Peace

Each person throughout the world likely would have a personal peace definition and would hold ideals for achieving, even if one’s experience is limited. For each person there is a test: “Which do you truthfully, honestly desire—peace or war?” It seems reasonable to assume the vast majority would choose peace, as the world has had too much war; humankind is learning a better option is desirable.

We will not have peace until the majority population from each nation desires peace and as nations, give up sovereignty to a one world authority granted by the majority of nations. Any nation refusing to give up sovereignty would face the threat of world authority to comply. There must be strong incentive to join the larger group.

Nationalism is a concept developed over long time periods and is a natural evolution of thought. Nation favoritism is prejudicial, racist and is loaded with superiority lacking love and respect. We cannot avoid evolution of thought, but we can visualize and work toward a better world with love at the heart of technical, scientific, educational, financial, religious and social improvements. The details would be extensive, seemingly beyond imagination and overwhelming, but slowly we MUST work toward high planetary ideals of quality relationships.

We will see much tribulation, conflict, and sadly earned wisdom if nations fail to abandon national superiority and if we fail to learn the greater wisdom of group discussion. The United Nations is not large enough and is not constituted as a final world authority to give us real peace. Sooner or later people who resort to terror tactics will finally learn there is no gain with bloody terror. The larger wisdom from men and women who desire peace in their hearts is the pathway to world settlement in peace and this larger wisdom must come from nations gathering together in world authority for common planetary benefit.

Eternal peaceful benefits are too numerous to ignore!

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  • Sep 15 2013: Mark,
    As someone said, "the majority of people in the world do not want war. That, in every country. Thus, in order to have
    a war, the people, these very same people must be tricked, deceived, fooled and lied to in order to get their 'approval' to go to war.
    That means lies, lying, propaganda, brainwashing, fear-mongering and demonizing of others we call, "Other".
    First, IMO, people have to be woken up from the brainwashed slumber they slum around in each day, during their so-called 'waking hours'.
    You said, " Sooner or later people who resort to terror tactics will finally learn there is no gain with bloody terror.,.."
    I think you are mistaken. They keep doing it. The only course of action the people can take that is not of itself violent or aggressive, to force those in power to give up their ways, is to refuse, no matter what, to engage in whatever they demand, command, threaten with or even do to those who refuse. Children began to do this in Ireland, when they told their fathers and mothers they were not going to fight their fight any longer, or even take that job on as passed down to them. It is one power the so-called 'people' can avail themselves of.
    But, I know a Christian, a true believer of Jesus and the New Testament. He gave up his trust in God and his son, Jesus, to join the military because he was homeless, poor and had little in the way of choices. So he chose money over trust in God. He chose the military over Christianity. He chose killing over the 6th Commandment and he chose Fascism over religion.
    However, for him there is a silver lining. His direction was sent by God, as Christianity is a blood-spilling religion, and it was all right for him to willingly and knowingly subject himself to military brainwashing, to following orders, just like Christianity, whose followers thirst for spilling the blood of others.
    Once there are boundaries, there is fear and something to defend.
    Nationalism ends in i...s...m. I...self....and me.
    • Sep 15 2013: Your comments are yours, Random. It will take foresight, ideas and courage to forge ahead. It seems defeating to say terrorists will never quit. Such a view isn't attractive for me. Greater powers than what you and I have will prevail for humankind. We are not able to see the Big Picture, but we can recognize what direction to take.

      There are millions of stories to tell about people and groups. History is not prolog for those far seeing visionaries who will become our planetary leaders. Not one of those stories is final determination for the whole.

      Have faith in something higher than our minds!
      • Sep 21 2013: Mark,
        In my own convoluted way, I was agreeing with you. I think it is possible and needs to be continually put out there as being possible. I was just making a comment as to what came into my head and the response that formulated inside me.
        I run into the same things from people I know: "it's naive, it can't be done, it will never happen,. etc, etc."
        Well, I believe it can and as you said, it is becoming clearer and clearer that peace is the only way we will have left to go and we should go now!

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