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Cluster bombs rejected in favor of H bombs

Posted By A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami On September 17, 2011 @ 1:27 pm In Government,Law - Courts, Legislation, Enforcement,Politics | No Comments

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Companies ejected from London arms fair for ‘promoting cluster bombs’ [1]

Guardian – NICK HOPKINS – Sep 16, 2011

The world’s largest arms fair has thrown out two exhibitors after they were found to be promoting cluster munitions that have been banned by the UK and condemned by more than 100 other countries.

…The action was taken after Caroline Lucas, the Green party leader, discovered that Pakistani arms manufacturers were actively promoting “banned cluster bombs” at their pavilions. Details of the munitions were in brochures readily available to potential customers.Go to story [1]


“I see your cluster bombs, and I raise you my nukes – oh, you have nukes, too”
Nuclear armament

Nuclear Reaction – Collective Karma [2]
At any rate, although the public has undoubtedly the very best of intentions when they join a protest march or write a letter of protest, or when they contribute to a no-nuke organization, the fact that remains hidden is that the real culprits for the creation of atomic energy both for destructive and peaceful purposes are the very persons who are protesting against it. Everyone in this room, practically everyone on the face of the Earth—black or white, communist or capitalist, rich or poor—every single person is actually guilty in the creation of atomic weapons, and it is their daily activity unknown to themselves that will inevitably unleash the horror of global nuclear war. Why? more [2]

Bhagavad-gita, Chapter 16, Text 9 [3]:
TEXT
Following such conclusions, the demoniac, who are lost to themselves and who have no intelligence, engage in unbeneficial, horrible works meant to destroy the world.
PURPORT
The demoniac are engaged in activities that will lead the world to destruction. The Lord states here that they are less intelligent. The materialists, who have no concept of God, think that they are advancing. But, according to Bhagavad-gita, they are unintelligent and devoid of all sense. They try to enjoy this material world to the utmost limit and therefore always engage in inventing something for sense gratification. Such materialistic inventions are considered to be advancement of human civilization, but the result is that people grow more and more violent and more and more cruel, cruel to animals and cruel to other human beings. They have no idea how to behave toward one another. Animal killing is very prominent amongst demoniac people. Such people are considered the enemies of the world because ultimately they will invent or create something which will bring destruction to all. Indirectly, this verse anticipates the invention of nuclear weapons, of which the whole world is today very proud. At any moment war may take place, and these atomic weapons may create havoc. Such things are created solely for the destruction of the world, and this is indicated here. Due to godlessness, such weapons are invented in human society; they are not meant for the peace and prosperity of the world.


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[1] Companies ejected from London arms fair for ‘promoting cluster bombs’: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/sep/16/ejected-arms-fair-cluster-bombs

[2] Nuclear Reaction – Collective Karma: http://hansadutta.com/krsnaworld/2011/07/09/nuclear-reaction-collective-karma/

[3] Bhagavad-gita, Chapter 16, Text 9: http://prabhupadabooks.com/?g=5076

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