Thread: Picard Quote
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Old January 1 2013, 04:56 PM   #31
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Re: Picard Quote

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The idea that wars are pointless is nothing more than a charming cliché.
He didn't say "wars are pointless,"
He did said has any military conflict not been "just being pretty much pointless."

it sounds like you mostly agree with him

well that quote was the last option on his list, he didn't use it as a blanket category for all wars, unless I'm misinterpreting him.

And if you do disagree with him, then you had an odd way of trying to refute his argument, when as I wrote, most of the examples you gave fell under two of his categories, nationalism and self-interest.
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