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Response to flexnor (Reply #41)

Fri Feb 10, 2012, 10:19 AM

42. Eisenhower was getting at the definition of 'our survival'

 

everyone's perspective is biased by their own situation and interests. some more altruistic, some more selfish, but it's still true

what eisenhower was getting at, was that as more and more people depend on military spending, and that economic influence gained a louder and louder voice, that 'our surival' could mean 'the pentagon's survival', even if it were at the expense of the nation's survival

for many individual citizens, this has already come true, if they died in a war that could have been avoided, but was chosen for military spending interests

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