CHAOS IN PEACE TIME

Each person is the source of his or her own knowledge. Each person’s experience teaches him or her to believe what is true or false. If there are a billion people in the world, then there are a billion beliefs of what is true or false. How do we live together when what is true for one is not necessarily true for another? Is this the source of chaos?

ChaosW_web00In the beginning there was chaos. In the end is chaos also? All the in-between has been chaos. No cure to the disease: chaos?

From 1000 b.c. to 2000 a.c., where is the century of peace? The Egyptian army, the Roman army, the barbarian invasion, the crusades, the 30 years war, the 100 years war, the war of the Roses, the French Revolution, the American Revolution, the Civil War, the Boxer war, the Spanish-American war, the Zulu war, the Russian Revolution, the First World War, The Second World War, The Korean War, The Vietnam War, The Arab-Israeli War, The Gulf War, The Iraq war, do the moments of peace add up to or exceed the war total?

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If there is an excess of peace, is it enough to offset the effects of war. Lost lives, lost love ones, lost homes, lost countries, lost wealth, lost income, lost limbs, lost sight, lost feelings, lost reason. Can the moments of peace recover the losses? How much hatred, revenge, retribution invade the peace, thereby shortening the peace?

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