By Arthur Clark
The ABCs of Human Survival examines the impression of militant nationalism and the lawlessness of robust states at the overall healthiness of people and native groups and the basic function of world citizenship inside of that dynamic. according to the research of global occasions, Dr. Arthur Clark provides militant nationalism as a pathological trend of considering that threatens our defense, whereas emphasizing potent democracy and foreign legislations as critical frameworks for human security. in the contexts of historical past, sociology, philosophy, and spirituality, The ABCs of Human Survival calls into query the assumptions of purchaser tradition and provides, instead, suggestions to enhance total wellbeing and fitness throughout the vital offerings we make as members.
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At the apex of all this very human pathology is warfare, and the warfare system that sustains it. Warfare is a disease in the same sense that cancer or HIV/AIDS is a disease: it destroys human life and health. Militant nationalism rejects this self-evident interpretation, substituting very different interpretations designed to sustain the warfare system. Nationalism becomes increasingly pathological as it is increasingly associated with domination, armed violence, and contempt for human rights and humanitarian law.