Peace: n. moral human interaction in the pursuit of a goal(s) without violence
Peaceful human interaction is only possible when humans are basically moral or don’t lie to one another, don’t steal from one another, don’t murder each other, and don’t commit adultery if married. Despite peaceful interactions there are always the exceptions to the rule and a criminal element which steals, lies or deceives, and even murders and police forces must be in place to enforce the laws and morality of the general public.
A strong military is necessary to prevent criminally minded nations from invading at will and policing of internal violence in nations is sometimes also necessary so the concept of a United Nations was developed with a governing charter. Although international policing power is rather ineffective since there is veto power there are economic sanctions which sometimes work to coral rogue nations who deviate from international norms.
Criminals circumvent national borders so the concept of Interpol was developed to gather intelligence on their activities and make extradition possible if a criminal commits a crime in one country and flees to another to avoid capture and prosecution.
There will only be peace internationally when a secular moral code governs interactions between citizens and between nations also. It is-except in emergency situations-don’t destroy biodiversity, don’t lie, don’t be inefficient, don’t steal, don’t commit adultery if married, and don’t murder.
Worldwide enforcement of this basic morality translated into just laws is the only hope for a long duration peaceful world.
Human thirst for power or world domination was historically the exercise of superior military power. Although military power is still necessary since there are competing democracies and tyrannies, the urge for domination must be channeled into a dominance with superior economic power.
To make economic dominance a realistic goal there must be a change in international and national laws. My evergreen truth books JUSTICE, NEW UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS, NEW UNITED NATIONS CHARTER, CHANGES IN WELFARE LAWS, and EDUCATION REFORM all address the necessary changes in laws which are necessary worldwide to facilitate peaceful economic and political competition and ultimate dominance or the sharing of economic power.
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