Topic: War & Conflict

25 years since fall of Berlin Wall. Was the world safer during the Cold War?

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The fall of the Berlin Wall signaled the end of the Cold War and the beginning of a new era, but has it brought peace and stability or just new dangers?
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By William Dykeman It seems other wise but read the better angels of our nature by steven plinker the world is a lot safer now then it was 30 years ago or 50 or 70
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By Kirby Liberty Harris 1) that book is an argument/opinion based on data. 2) that book is referring to violence over all, that doesn't mean the world is safer. We have Trump with his finger on the button. 30 we have more war skirmishes actually.
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By William Dykeman the world is stil safer now than it was in 1963 or 1984
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