any instrument or device for use in attack or defense in combat, fighting, or war, as a sword, rifle, or cannon.
As we look into the animal kingdom we see a dynamic world built on evolution to survive. Animals have developed such a variety of abilities and traits to survive in the wild whether it be against predators or natural occurrences etc.
Heightened or revolutionary senses, physical adaptations, higher cognitive capabilities.
Evolution is natural and pivotal for survival, this I agree with but there is one animal that has taken this concept and taken it too far.
We are intelligent cognitive, communicating, social creatures and Some say we are the most civilised existence on the planet for these attributes.
To some the definition of civilisation is the intricate systems we have created that allow us to build electric equipment, machinery, Buildings etc.
To me civilisation is the the ability to create, innovate and advance continuously to a high degree whilst at the same time realising the necessity. And that’s the key difference.
Animals developed certain advantages which some may even say are ” unfair ” in nature.
But that’s in self defence against another threat, Mano Amano
Man kind developed nuclear bombs. Technology that can raze cities and countries in an instant.
Making civilians that are uninvolved in the decision for nuclear action become the recipient of this unfair adaptation or ” weapon “.
It’s the same logic as throwing out the baby with the dirty bath water if you ask me. International disputes are the water, humanity/ nature/ the preservation of our planet are the baby.
And babies we definitely are.
We are encapsulated by the fire works yet do not heed the dangerous power behind these creations.
It may accomplish what’s pleasing to the eyes ( a loud bang and flash/ sub ordinance of an opposing state ) but the reality of it is that it is a dangerous violent explosion which is more damaging than beneficial. if we try to be the one holding the firework as it goes off, we have no safety equipment / knowledge and understanding that will prevent us from making detrimental decisions because at the end of the day, being burnt and blinded for the sake of saying you held the power that amused/ pleased the eye for a few moments but not the encompassing good will for the human state is simply not worth it.
Say no to Syria.
Say no to nuclear war.
If you want to fight, make it a tactical and physical battle between the two opposing men that disagree. Don’t make everyone else pay for someone else’s actions.