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Post time 2009-11-19 12:46:04 |Display all floors
Originally posted by Morgezuma at 2009-11-18 21:05
Aggression is human nature, and the nature of most life forms from insects upward. War is how nations express that nature. Earth will see an end to war when there are no nations. Aggression will en ...


Coming from a religious point of view...one would think like that.

There was a time when "human nature" was taken to be a good thing. Sadly now as time has gone on...it is being viewed as a bad thing.

I for one have faith in mankind. Most of us (even the haters) want world peace and most of the haters are angry because of the hopelessness of achieving world peace.

Do you think "all" life is "aggressive"?

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Post time 2009-11-19 12:55:16 |Display all floors
Originally posted by joeching at 2009-11-18 22:35


yes, the concept of "nation" is imported from west.  the asia's counterpart is "天下" or "under the sky" .  the asians had always expected to someday unified to be ...


Agree



In this "modern day of age" in a "civilized" world....I always question why we have not achieved such a simple concept of "World Peace", We feel helpless in preventing our own destruction, even though we all see the inevitable outcome of the path mankind is taking.

Hopeless?

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Post time 2009-11-19 17:06:01 |Display all floors
Originally posted by seneca at 2009-11-18 07:34 AM


Nonsense!

Aggression is NOT "human nature"; it is male-chauvinistic macho nature, alpha maleism.

Ca. 3 quarters of humanity can live peacefully, without aggression. Not even al ...


that's rite.

we used to let the aggressive among us to kill each other.  but now, wmd kills only the non-aggressive.  it takes the most unselfish among us, the terrorists, to turn this around.
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Post time 2009-11-19 17:07:43 |Display all floors
Originally posted by UYA at 2009-11-18 08:46 PM


Coming from a religious point of view...one would think like that.

There was a time when "human nature" was taken to be a good thing. Sadly now as time has gone on...it is being vi ...


xtianity assumes we r all sinners.  confucianism, all good people.
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Post time 2009-11-19 17:08:51 |Display all floors
Originally posted by UYA at 2009-11-18 08:55 PM


Agree



In this "modern day of age" in a "civilized" world....I always question why we have not achieved such a simple concept of "World Peace", We  ...


we must expose the barbarism, that today we r all forced to worship.
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Post time 2009-11-20 16:57:55 |Display all floors
Originally posted by joeching at 2009-11-19 17:08


we must expose the barbarism, that today we r all forced to worship.


Is this "barbarism" money driven?

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Post time 2009-11-20 20:19:41 |Display all floors
Originally posted by UYA at 2009-11-20 12:57 AM


Is this "barbarism" money driven?

yes, greed, aggression and vanity.
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