Thursday, January 20, 2005
"Swords into ploughshares"
"They shall beat their swords into ploughshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more."
---Attribution: Isaiah ii. 4; Micah iv. 3
Hear any leaders, religious or political, talk about this ? Fat chance.
According to Maps of the World, we are No.2 in the world in weapons exports; Russia is ahead of us. It is the most profitable business sector and responsible for pouring huge sums of money into campaign chests of political candidates.(Source:Federation of American Scientists)
There is a $40,000,000 (Forty million) celebration going on in Washington, DC.