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Robert L. Cutts: Our nation’s pursuit of happiness depends on war and preparing for it

“In what we like to think of as 'primitive' warrior cultures, the passage to manhood requires the blooding of a spear, the taking of a scalp or head. ...“'You must understand that Americans are a warrior nation,' Sen. Patrick Moynihan told a group of Arab leaders. ...“He said this proudly, and he may, without thinking through the ugly implications, have told the truth. In many ways, in outlook and behavior the U.S. has begun to act like a primitive warrior culture.”Barbara Ehrenreich, TIME Magazine, Oct. 15, 1990Twenty-two years having passed, let's lay aside our spears and consider these words more …

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