Change: UN ARMS TRADE TREATY and I AIN’T A GONNA STUDY WAR NO MORE!
On this Remembrance Day, as we say in Canada, I give you this post from April 2013, with highlights from a recent Arms Control Treaty as well as words of a Navajo Song and Dwight D. Eisenhower. It is in honor of all victims of war, soldier and civilian alike.
Special note: The post below is missing much of the essential text. For my complete story, click the following link:
Thanks – Bruce
Tell me and I’ll forget
Show me and I may not remember
Involve me and I’ll understand
More than a thousand useless words is one single word of peace. UPANISHADS
Widney Brown, senior Director of International Law at Amnesty International, said “when you think of the huge economic interest and the political power in play for the big arms producers and exporters, this treaty is a tribute to both civil society who championed the idea to save lives and reduce human suffering as well as the governments who heeded that call.”
Peace . . . Bruce
Two photos are of the The Living Memorial Sculpture Garden, created by Vietnam veteran and sculpture artist, Dennis Smith, and located near Weed, California.
The photo of the “children for peace” were taken in the mid 1980’s.
The photos of the war mural and the combat transport were taken at the Castile…
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