[extropy-chat] War Is Easy To Explain - Peace is Not

Thomas Thomas at thomasoliver.net
Tue Mar 13 16:27:59 UTC 2007

Lee Corbin wrote:

> Wars are
>*less* frequent per person per year than ever before, and this
>has been monotonic for a long time.  I'm currently reading about
>the founding of Russia, and before that I was reading Colonial
>history, and before that 3rd century Rome.  Find me a fifty year
>period in world history more peaceful per living person than the
>last fifty years.   You *obviously* cannot.
So, are you implying that peace and population are positive correlates?  

I believe you have read a lot more history than I.  Can you tell me 
about the simply most peaceful 50 years span in recorded history (*not* 
related to population) and perhaps speculate on the reasons? -- Thomas

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