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Last Global War Set Tone for Future Conflicts to Merge into Next Global War

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Sep 6, 2022 at 16:43

Last Global War Set Tone for Future Conflicts to Merge into Next Global War
In case there are some that are having a hard time understanding the Ukrainian incursion that might very well be the modern version of the spark that began World War One, which ignited the passions of empires intent on gaining submission of entire populations from former subordinates of failed governments; and of which one can determine that few have understood what lessons to be learned were required to potentially thwart, or avert, the next outbreak of hostilities: what has been learned?
Evidently, nothing of any import appears in relevancy: timing provides no relief. Peace remains elusive. What is not ruled by committee is ruled by despotism.
Thus, the evidence that World War in its next installment has likely already initiated the passions of potential combatants over the anticipation of many and the anxieties of many others who are in dread that it cannot be stopped.
Reliving World War Two for some and the expectation of accomplishing what was left undone the last time by others is the underlying motivation that appears to be driving the world into what it dreads the most: loss of power from one agent of destruction to another. Like the phrase that sees through the impertinent nature of humanity: it is inevitable. Where else is that heard: in the words of the Sovereign Eternal being that controls Israel's destiny, as found in the Tanakh.

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