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Friday, February 07, 2003
JUS AD BELLUM

Poking around on the United States Institute of Peace's site, I found an interesting
little section on just war. Putting aside the irony that 2 out of 4 were pro-war on a site with 'peace' in the name, I enjoyed reading it. A morsel from theologian George Hunsinger:

[T]he doctrine of preemption, if activated, portends a descent into international barbarism.
posted by Jimmy 11:26 AM
STUDENT ESSAYS MAKE THE WORLD A SAFER PLACE

Interesting budget item I noticed over at
Skippy's place: Bush's FY2004 Budget includes "$17,200,000 for the United States Institute of Peace, which "strengthens the Nation's capacity to promote peaceful resolution of international conflicts," by, among other means, conducting a "national student essay contest." What

Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm. What else might promote peace? Might there be a cheaper way? A more effective way? HOW ABOUT NOT PREEMPTIVELY BOMBING OTHER COUNTRIES?!?

just a thought.



posted by Jimmy 11:12 AM



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