March 15, 2012 12:18:52 AM

Richard Silbert


I believe that, at this point in our evolution, war, sadly, is inevitable. But, I do believe we are learning. Just as slavery seems impossible to us today, so may war hundreds of years in the future. I do not believe human nature, as currently constituted, will allow for the abolition of war. As long as civillizations are at risk for exhausting our resources for food, shelter, and energy, we are at risk for going to war with one another. Religions aren't helping either. Just the same, I believe we will evolve, and future stages of evolution will include the necessity to preserve, share and use wisely those resources, to change massively our views of religion, and to learn the abhorrence of war.

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