subtlety

international: between nations, belongs to nobody
worldwide: belongs to the world




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Written on 2017-07-18 at 20:12

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Jamsbo Rockda The PoetBay support member heart!
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2017-07-23


Rob Graber
The "international" system of so-called "sovereign nations" has come to threaten our very planet and thus our survival as a species. Jonathon Schell's magnificent book THE FATE OF THE EARTH stated our predicament with great eloquence. Two recent reminders: (1) the world's inability to control the spread of nuclear weapons, and (2) Trump's unilateral withdrawal from the Paris Accords.
2017-07-18


ken d williams The PoetBay support member heart!
Bravo, indeed, that is, so!
ken
2017-07-18