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A war by any other name is still ignorant and lazy

When someone promotes "war," we all might as well replace the word with "stupidity" or "cruelty." If you want to be more kind about it, the word might be "ignorance." Like playing with fire, pretty soon you'll get burned. Each side tries to play tough until a bad mistake happens and many people get hurt or killed.

Even the logic behind war is misguided. Instead of ironing things out, let's all make it tougher on ourselves by killing each other to prove to the other side we are right. Let's not only increase the suffering of the other side but also our own. How dumb is that? Life is already hard enough -- there is no need to make it more difficult.

One side is always stronger. Let that side be the one with patience, understanding, creativity, wisdom. They aren't lazy. They know it's possible. They will go out of their way to get it fixed. The gains are immeasurable. They are geniuses of peace.

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  1. Thomas you've definitely found the right spot for communicating your unique style of patriotism. As the old saying goes, "better late than never." We're all the better for it.

    Hopefully, we will have a chance to discuss my new organization P.E.I.S. [peace] NET, in the not too distant future.

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