tclarke at SOL.UVIC.CA
Thu Mar 30 07:56:36 CST 1995
You just explained why you won't ever get non-essential military funding
redirected towards education.
I've seen a lot of great ideas on this discussion thread, but I can't help
thinking of that story about belling the cat... great ideas without action
(or ideas that cannot be acted upon) is just so much wasted bandwidth.
Dept. of Biology
University of Victoria
On Thu, 30 Mar 1995, Shawn Landry (BIO) wrote:
> > Another point that nobody has touched (it seems): what about redirecting ALL
> > the world budgets for weapons & wars towards a more human cause: sustained
> > productivity? ...
> For a start, we might suggest redirecting the portion of the US defense
> budget which is spent on air-shows and parades to education, economic
> education for all students. As it stands, so many people are completely
> in the dark regarding our economic system that the screwheads in business
> and government can make people believe that the issue is jobs vs. forest,
> etc. I don't think most people are willing to stand up and fight unless
> they are confident that they know the truth so that they can defend their
> opinion. And, most people making the decisions might be less likely to
> attempt fooling the people if they know that the people aren't ignorant.
> Shawn Landry
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