[LMB] OT: legalization

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Jan 27 14:29:10 GMT 2011

On Jan 27, 2011, at 4:57 AM, mtraber251 wrote:

> On 1/26/2011 8:53 PM, Walter Bushell wrote:
>> I would raise the age to volunteer for the army to 35 or 40. If one is too young to be President, how can one be old enough to be in the Army?
>> --
> Rather a dumb suggestion. I know few men of that age who could handle the physical conditioning needed for basic infantry.
> Obviously you are anti war, and need to grow up. War exists because mankind is mentally and emotionally unable to be pacifistic. There will always be a meus et tuus situation. We are still all human. It would take massive amounts of genetic manipulation to lose the greed aspect.

Obviously he was being humorous.

But we can accept that war will remain a part of mankind forever - and still be anti-war.    (Replace "war" with just about anything you don't like).

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