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"After ages during which the earth produced harmless trilobites and butterflies, evolution progressed to the point at which it has generated Neros, Genghis Khans, and Hitlers. This, however, I believe is a passing nightmare; in time the earth will become again incapable of supporting life, and peace will return."
World: the earth with its inhabitants and all things upon it
Peace: a state of tranquillity or quiet a: freedom from civil disturbance
34. War is good for business.
35. Peace is good for business.
 "The Rules of Acquisition", Memory Alpha
World peace is the Utopian ideal of planetary non-violence by which nations willingly cooperate, either voluntarily or by virtue of a system of governance which prevents warfare.
 "World peace", Wikipedia
Can there ever be a complete absence of conflict?
What would be considered an ideal functioning economy?
"In Smith's view, the ideal economy is a self-regulating market system that automatically satisfies the economic needs of the populace".
 "The World of Economics: Major Schools of Economic Theory", The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
How do we decide what to produce with our limited resources? How do we ensure stable prices and full employment of resources? How do we provide a rising standard of living both for now and the future?
There are multitudes of ways to bring harmony and health to each and every one of us. But most people don’t know about these things, believing in the scarcity and lack of development that we are told to believe in.
 ATS member Amaterasu, "The Abundance Paradigm", pg 18
In this scarcity paradigm that we are choosing to live in – though there is plenty for all; it just is very badly managed – we find it hard to envision ways the bounty of the earth can be all of ours, and what it would mean if it came to pass with humanity in control.
 ATS member Amaterasu, "The Abundance Paradigm", pg 21
Products will gain durability reputations, an ethical quality – no more planned obsolescence.
 ATS member Amaterasu, "The Abundance Paradigm", pg 27
Warfare is inherently destructive of sustainable development.
 "Rio Declaration on Environment and Development", United Nations Environment Programme
A young hoodlum, say, heaves a brick through the window of a baker’s shop. The shopkeeper runs out furious, but the boy is gone. A crowd gathers, and begins to stare with quiet satisfaction at the gaping hole in the window and the shattered glass over the bread and pies. After a while the crowd feels the need for philosophic reflection. And several of its members are almost certain to remind each other or the baker that, after all, the misfortune has its bright side. It will make business for some glazier.
Henry Hazlitt, "Economics In One Lesson"
The preoperational stage occurs between ages two and six.
Piaget used a number of creative and clever techniques to study the mental abilities of children. One of the famous techniques egocentrism involved using a three-dimensional display of a mountain scene. Children are asked to choose a picture that showed the scene they had observed. Most children are able to do this with little difficulty. Next, children are asked to select a picture showing what someone else would have observed when looking at the mountain from a different viewpoint.
Invariably, children almost always choose the scene showing their own view of the mountain scene. According to Piaget, children experience this difficulty because they are unable to take on another person's perspective.
 Kendra Van Wagner, "Preoperational Stage of Cognitive Development"