Saturday, September 18, 2010

Nuclear Disarmament Naivete

Thomas Sowell is the terminator to bad ideas. One of these bad ideas, in fact one of the very worst of bad ideas, is nuclear disarmament. Read it all.

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One of the many words that sound so attractive, to people who do not think beyond the word, is “disarmament.”

Wouldn’t it be better to live in a world where countries were not armed to the teeth, especially when they are armed with nuclear weapons? Of course it would.

But the only country we can disarm is our own. The only countries we might be able to persuade to disarm are countries that intend no harm in the first place. Those countries that do intend to harm others — and we know all too well that they exist — would be delighted to have all their victims disarmed.


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