In the 5000 years of recorded human history, there have been less than 300 years without war. In the last century alone, we have killed more of our fellow humans in warfare than in all previous recorded history. Yet even as we mourn the tragic losses of past conflicts, we earnestly prepare for the next one. Already in the 21st century, nations have spent ten times more money on their armed forces than on aid to poorer countries.
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