Advocate of Peace Volume 73-74

Advocate of Peace Volume 73-74

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...foundation for that international peace and fraternitv we desire to see' consummated. As an educational agenev in the interest of a worldwide peace, as well as to commemorate this splendid piece of work, such a statue as is proposed is eminentlv fitting. "As the 'Christ of the Andes' has been and is an inspiration to South America, so a Peace Statue at the Panama Canal," writes the secretarv of the "WorldFederation League, "will be helpful in manv wavs." If fortifications are to preserve peace, as we are told by their advocates, then indeed some inspiring symbol of peace erected by those who do not look with any favor upon the insignia of war, will surely emphasize the sentiment actuated bv the fortification supporters. There can be no incongruity in having both forts and a Peace Statue erected at the canal, as mav appear at first thought. For the great bodv of our peace-loving people to express in a beautiful statue of peace the principles for which they stand is not simplv desirable--it is, it seems to us, imperative at this time. At anv moment a small body of powerful business interests mav seek to plunge this country into war. Whatever will arouse and unite the peace sentiment of the people will be a force to counteract such an effort. Women especially should resolutelv utter their protest against modern warfare with all of its horrors. Whatever helps to cement the action of the women in opposition to such barbaric methods is to be commended, and there is no doubt that united action for a Peace Statue at the canal will help to do this. For that reason we sincerely hope all peace societies and kindred organizations will give their hearty support to this movement in every way possible, and that women everywhere...show more

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  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 21mm | 726g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236965973
  • 9781236965974