A Sethuramiah Posted 5 months ago Is militarism anachronistic? Is 21st century militarism a short one-way dead-end street? Is ‘dog eat dog’ domination dogma doomed? Annihilation of humanity is a real danger. Our survival depends on a set of values like love and compassion that are considered to be impractical. What we emphasize is competition and success. Enlightened selfishness is the kind of value we consider feasible. Ego and selfishness have become the motivators. Probably Freud had a great influence on these issues. We know dog eats dog is not the right way but at the same time we can not transform into a spiritual lot. 'Spiritual' here is defined in a broad sense as cherishing all values that are pro human. We have survived earlier catastrophes but at that time WOM was not there. May be a think tank should investigate the past and future of human survival.