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Where do these arms come from, these Saturday night specials that constitute the instrument of threats in bank robberies, or the hand grenades used by…
War is murder. And the military preparations now being made for a potential major confrontation are aimed at collective murder. In a nuclear age the…
The longing for peace is rooted in the hearts of all men. But the striving, which at present has become so insistent, cannot lay claim…
The world generally speaking is now drifting on a more and more devastating course towards the absurd target of extermination – or rather, to be…
It is of the greatest importance that people and governments in many more countries than ours should realize that it is more dangerous to have…
It is frightening that in recent years such an increase has occurred in acts of terrorism, which have even reached peaceful countries such as ours.…
It does not just happen. It is disclosed by science that practically one-half of trained intellectual resources are being mobilized for murderous purposes.
I personally believe that those who are leaders with political power over the world will be forced some day, sooner or later, to give way…
The economic and political roots of the conflicts are too strong for us to pretend to create a lasting state of harmonious understanding between men.
War and preparations for war have acquired a kind of legitimacy.
My personal philosophy of life is one of ethics.
I agree with the many who consider freezing all sorts of weapons systems a first step in a realistic disarmament policy.
I have always regarded global development as a struggle between the forces of good and evil. Not to be simplified as a struggle between Jesus…
Nobel was a genuine friend of peace. He even went so far as to believe that he had invented a tool of destruction, dynamite, which…
If only the authorities could be made to realize that the forces leading them on in the armament race are just insane.
The age in which we live can only be characterized as one of barbarism. Our civilization is in the process not only of being militarized,…
First and foremost arms are tools in the service of rival nations, pointing at the possibility of a future war.
Many countries persecute their own citizens and intern them in prisons or concentration camps. Oppression is becoming more and more a part of the systems.
We can hope that men will understand that the interest of all are the same, that hope lies in cooperation. We can then perhaps keep…
The inventions and the great discoveries have opened up whole continents to reciprocal communication and interchange, provided we are willing.
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