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originally posted by: andy06shake
a reply to: wdkirk
Might be nice to see what we could achieve given a few 1000 years of peace all the same.
We might have been to the stars and back by now, or out there amongst them.
Conflict and war moves along technology, but not always in the manner and direction in which it should.
Possibly worth considering that you assume conflict to be a natural state simply because we have never known anything different.
originally posted by: EnigmaChaser
Unity Amongst the Human Race Will Allow Disclosure... Perhaps?
originally posted by: wdkirk
Without pain, without sacrifice we would have nothing.
Conflict is a natural state.
Aliens that come to this planet should be viewed and treated like a potential invasion force.