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Does peace mean progress Is the disappearance of war a sign of improvement or of decay At a yet recent date learned men their eyes to their microscopes were teaching us that among the various kinds of living creatures they had studied war was the rile that where struggle ceased life ceased and that since more beings came into the world than the world could feed the destruction of the weakest was both a necessity and a condition of progress Struggle war violence meant development peace meant decay And bold generalizations applied to reasoning man the fate and conditions of unreasoning vermin Since it was fate why resist the inevitable and what could be the good of peace debates The maintenance of general peace and a possible reduction of the excessive armaments which weigh upon all nations present themselves in the actual situation of the world as the ideal toward which should tend the efforts of all governments The ever-increasing financial expense touches public prosperity at its very source the intellectual and physical powers of peoples labour and capital are most of it turned aside from their natural functions and consumed unproductively To put an end to those ceaseless armaments and to find means for preventing the calamities which threaten the entire world such is the supreme duty which today lies upon all states Looking back over forty centuries of history we observe that many nations have made characteristic contributions to the progress of civilization the beneficent effects of which have been permanent although the races that made then nay have lost their national form and organization or their relative standing among the nations of the earth The United States was a nation of development It was a nation of growth and of innovation From the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the end of World War II and so forth complex dilemmas called for complex solutions and called for innovation While
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