Front Matter - Vol 3 (2) 1936 - Environment

Editors, Environment

Abstract


IT has always pleased man in his humanity to set forth more or less periodically and kill a number of his fellow humans. History shows that there has usually been a good reason for this - generally the other country has taken the first hostile step, particularly of later years, when it has appeared necessary to justify warfare as being waged for self-protection. As we know ourselves from our small daily disputes, the other man is always in the wrong, though he seldom, if ever, annoys us so much that we want to kill him: individual murder is discouraged, even appears to the Britisher as being silly and undignified, so that instead of sneaking on him in the dark, or killing him in a duel, we tell our sympathetic family just what we think of him and his actions.

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