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Lake of Fire, Anyone?

I’m thirty-six years old. That means that my formative years were spent during the Cold War. While it wasn’t a real, ‘shooting’ war, the Cold War defined life both in the West and behind the Iron Curtain for two generations.

Make no mistake; the Soviet Union was a formidable enemy. As Communism dictates that the State controls the means of production, a Communist Government can produce whatever it wishes produced even at the expense of its own Citizenry.

So you end up with a country that has the largest naval fleet in the World, the most tanks and guns, arguably some of the best planes in the air and the most powerful rockets – whose own people have to line up for toilet paper.

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No War

I see that short phrase every day on the backpacks of schoolchildren, on stickers and placards and I’ve even seen it (with my own eyes) painted blood-red on the Sydney Opera House. No War.

But just like “Make Poverty History”, do the people wearing this slogan have any real idea what it would mean if we really and truly had No War?

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