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The peaceful are always overrun

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Submitted by Claire (United States), Apr 26, 2008 at 01:18

It seems the non-violent groups, like the Hindus, Buddhists, and Native Americans are the ones who lose most. The violent simply step in and overrun them. (There also were more violent Native American groups, some of whom helped the European Christians subdue the rest, until they realized they were next).

I'm very hopeful that the breakthroughs in brain research will teach us more about indoctrination and how it can be used to result in peace rather than war. Maybe I'm a dreamer...

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