Itís just a shame.There is no way around it

10,000 years of societyís evolution and

we still have nothing better to do

with strong energetic young people

than have them kill each other.


With the same resources

the same people could be

building bridges to expand trade

or building dams to control floods

and produce energy

and create a better water source for communities

and farms

They could be educating other people,


and researching to gain a better understanding of our universe,

and making communities cleaner

and safer.

These are all things that help society advance both socially and economically far more

than training people and manufacturing things only to destroy other people and things.

No one country may be to blame,

but as society of humans on earth, we have failed.


Jim Ellis




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