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The choice, however, is as clear now for nations as it was once for the individual: peace or extinction.
Politics is the skilled use of blunt objects.
As a soldier, I survived World War I when most of my comrades did not.
Misunderstanding arising from ignorance breeds fear, and fear remains the greatest enemy of peace.
It has too often been too easy for rulers and governments to incite man to war.
I am grateful for the opportunities I have been given to participate in that work as a representative of my country, Canada, whose people have, I think, shown their devotion to peace.
The grim fact is that we prepare for war like precocious giants, and for peace like retarded pygmies.
Today continuing poverty and distress are a deeper and more important cause of international tensions, of the conditions that can produce war, than previously.
Today the predatory state, or the predatory group of states, with power of total destruction, is no more to be tolerated than the predatory individual.