Universal Peace - War Is Mesmerism

Universal Peace - War Is Mesmerism

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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: ... Doctrine has to do with peace and what the connection is between the two. Universal peace cannot be established and the Monroe Doctrine stand. The Old World, outside of the Balkan States, Crete and Turkey, is more or less peaceful. They look now and then as if they would boil over, but the lid is taken off, the steam escapes and no explosion takes place. It is true that the leading nations are armed to the teeth and, like a lot of game cocks, are all the time sharpening their spurs. But to establish Universal Peace, Central and South America must be handled with a definite plan, a plan that has a beginning and an end, and the Monroe Doctrine stands in the way of this as a ghost. But a ghost is supposed to be transparent and the commercial eyes of the United States can see through this humbug and reduce it to its natural nothingness. It was born in 1823, is now three score and ten and old enough to have earned its everlasting rest. The plans to be outlined in the succeeding chapters would lead to a peaceful and definite solution of the problems in Central and South America. THE MONROE DOCTRINE AND PEACE T UNDERSTAND full well that in all ages, anyone who undertakes to destroy one of the nation's idols has a task before him, and no easy task. The children of Israel objected to Moses doing just this and so did the Aztecs when Cortez demolished theirs, but that is no reason why idols are any use to any people or any nation. The Monroe Doctrine is a national fetish. It came with the canal boat, in the tallow candle age, and it ought to have gone out with them, but unfortunately it did not. The so-called "Monroe Doctrine" was made the subject of a message to Congress by President Monroe in 1823. The population of the United States...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236993683
  • 9781236993687