The Arms Race is Over: Humanity Lost

The “Baker” explosion, part of Operation Crossroads, a nuclear weapon test by the United States military at Bikini Atoll, Micronesia, on 25 July 1946. (photo: United States Department of Defense)

Study War No More

Let wonders never cease, Americans seem to be finally losing their taste for warfare and armed conflict. U.S. lawmakers are starting to take note.

War. What is it Good For?

Absolutely nothing.

Once and Future Wars

Maybe it’s not the movies, maybe it isn’t visceral knowledge of the hell of war sewn into our collective unconscious. Maybe it isn’t even certain knowledge of the failures of past wars.

War Machines

The reality of modern warfare is certainly every bit as terrifying as anything James Cameron could dream up.

Biological and Chemical Warfare

In addition to drones, large and small, microbes will fight the next war, too.

“I do not know with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” — Albert Einstein, and others.

The Arms Race is Over: Humanity Lost

Perhaps our unwillingness to support endless wars is driven by the certain knowledge that Einstein, among others, was right. The arms race was over before it even began, because it was always a race we couldn’t win.

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