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Brief about John Boyd Orr: By info that we know John Boyd Orr was born at 1970-01-01. And also John Boyd Orr is Scottish Politician.

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We are now physically, politically, and economically one world and nations so interdependent that the absolute national sovereignty of nations is no longer possible.

Tags: Longer, National, Possible

When the fabric of society is so rigid that it cannot change quickly enough, adjustments are achieved by social unrest and revolutions.

Tags: Change, Enough, Society

There can be no peace in the world so long as a large proportion of the population lack the necessities of life and believe that a change of the political and economic system will make them available. World peace must be based on world plenty.

Tags: Change, Life, Peace

Empires won by conquest have always fallen either by revolt within or by defeat by a rival.

Tags: Defeat, Within, Won

Some wars have been due to the lust of rulers for power and glory, or to revenge to wipe out the humiliation of a former defeat.

Tags: Defeat, Power, Revenge

After the First World War the economic problem was no longer one of production. It was the problem of finding markets to get the output of industry and agriculture dispersed and consumed.

Tags: After, Problem, War

In the last five or six thousand years, empires one after another have arisen, waxed powerful by wars of conquest, and fallen by internal revolution or attack from without.

Tags: After, Powerful, Revolution

It is said that those whom the gods wish to destroy they first make mad. It may well be that a war neurosis stirred up by propaganda of fear and hatred is the prelude to destruction.

Tags: Fear, May, War

Science has produced such powerful weapons that in a war between great powers there would be neither victor nor vanquished. Both would be overwhelmed in destruction.

Tags: Great, Science, War

When the Industrial Revolution of the nineteenth century brought a rapid increase in wealth, the demand of workers for a fair share of the wealth they were creating was conceded only after riots and strikes.

Tags: After, Fair, Revolution

Measured in time of transport and communication, the whole round globe is now smaller than a small European country was a hundred years ago.

Tags: Country, Small, Time

Nearly every country in the world is now becoming industrialized as rapidly as it can.

Tags: Becoming, Country, Nearly

Our civilization has evolved through the continuous adjustment of society to the stimulus of new knowledge.

Tags: Adjustment, Knowledge, Society

Our civilization is now in the transition stage between the age of warring empires and a new age of world unity and peace.

Tags: Age, Between, Peace

Some think the worst horrors of war might be avoided by an international agreement not to use atomic bombs. This is a vain hope.

Tags: Hope, Might, War

The history of our civilization has been one of intermittent war.

Tags: History, War

The real evil of the Russian communist state is not communism. It is the secret police and the concentration camp.

Tags: Evil, Real, Secret

As I have tried to show, science, in producing the airplane and the wireless, has created a new international political environment to which governments must adjust their foreign policies.

Tags: Political, Science, Show

As we have seen, the wireless and the airplane have made the world so small and nations so dependent on each other that the only alternative to war is the United States of the World.

Tags: Seen, Small, War

During the last war when there was a market for everything that could be produced, the production capacity of Canada and the United States, which were outside the battle area, increased one hundred percent.

Tags: Battle, Last, War

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