Watching FutureWeapons on the military channel. Very interesting show about the development of lighter and better weapons. Good to see we have weapons being developed to help our soldiers that are fighting. But…..as I watch I’m sort of dismayed that this technological development would even have to exist. We are constantly developing new and interesting way to kill our fellow man. The one thing we as a human race seem to excel at is making new, better, faster and more effective ways at killing members of our species. The
By the way, the country that spent the next highest amount on military spending was
This whole little rant is just for me to say that although I have shot guns in the past, I’m not a fan of them. I understand the use of rifles for hunting (although, that is a subject I vacillate on as well) but the development of handguns and military armament is different. Those are weapons MADE to kill other humans. Kind of makes me a little sick to think about it. Not sure what to be done about it and I still at the end of the day believe in the statement about pacifism being a luxury that some are able o in dulge in only because others are doing the fighting; just thought I would mention it since it popped into my head just now.
Back to watching bombs eradicate villages. Enjoy your Labor Day.