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Thought for today 30.04.20

HERE’S OUR final thought on peace – for this month at least.  We end with a statement from a world figure who saw the relevance of keeping our goals in the front of our minds. At this strange time, we ...

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Thought for today 29.04.20

HERE’S OUR penultimate “thought” on peace – from a US president with a military background who was probably more a warmonger than a peacemonger, a supporter of the status quo with some mitigating factors. Whether intended or otherwise, his dry ...

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Thought for today 27.04.20

ARTHUR HENDERSON reminds us that the Labour Party began its life as a party of peace. Just four years after Henderson died came the Second World War, with millions losing their lives and millions more having their lives disrupted – ...

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Thought for today 26.04.20

EINSTEIN points out that achieving world peace means moving up to a whole different kind of global society.  Although the richer nations claim that their armed forces have kept the peace since 1945, the world has been riddled with regional ...

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Thought for today 25.04.20

IT’S BLUNT – but it’s to the point. In war, it is always the ordinary people who suffer – only the powerful gain from it. There’s so many more ordinary people than powerful people: why do we let them get ...

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Thought for today 24.04.20

PEOPLE ARE talking about how the Coronavirus Pandemic could change our society, as people begin to recognise our basic common humanity rather than seek confrontation at all costs.  Nelson Mandela – a man who knew a thing or two about ...

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Thought for today 23.04.20

THIS IS THE day on which England remembers its rather inappropriate patron saint. The date was chosen because it is alleged to be the date on which George died – in the year 303AD, when parish records were not what ...

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Thought for today 22.04.20

22ND APRIL 2020 was the 150th anniversary of the birth of Lenin – a man who often gets a bad press. However, he did stand up for the people: this to the extent that he led the masses to oust ...

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Thought for today 21.04.20

IF THIS IS the case, what’s wrong with these men, then? Why is it that when they are together, they lose the capacity for rational thought and get carried away to war? Maybe Something Should Be Done about it.  In ...

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