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Do we need a World Government ?

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Submitted by Nelson Horton (United States), Jun 22, 2010 at 17:13

First of all, we need to examine what brought our world to its present condition.

My view is that it was "competition". Cooperation seems to accomplish so very much more.

When new resources are found there is a competitive scramble to gain control of these resources. Is this what the Russian invasion of Afghanistan and the present wars in Afghanistan are really all about ?? It is now publicly known that Afghanistan has vast mineral resources. (China has already received rights to mine copper there...through cooperative bargaining...not through making war.)

We definitely need a world centralized coordinating commission at the very least. It would have to be a voluntary type endeavor....something like the World Bank and the United Nations.

Whatever we try to do in this respect, would certainly be a good substitute for war...which is often resorted to in order to gain economic advantage.

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