Selected Articles on World Peace Including International Arbitration and Disarmament

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H.W. Wilson Company, 1914 - 199 Seiten
 

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Seite 106 - All other armed vessels on these lakes shall be forthwith dismantled, and no other vessels of war shall be there built or armed.
Seite 20 - If now we can negotiate and put through a positive agreement with some great nation to abide the adjudication of an international arbitral court in every issue which cannot be settled by negotiation, no matter what it involves, whether honor, territory, or money...
Seite 20 - But, granted sincerity of purpose, the great powers of the world should find no insurmountable difficulty in reaching an agreement which would put an end to the present costly and growing extravagance of expenditure on naval armaments.
Seite 67 - This theory was supported in the latter part of the seventeenth and early part of the eighteenth century, in England, by Mr.
Seite 106 - The naval force to be maintained upon the American lakes by His Majesty and the Government of the United States shall henceforth be confined to the following vessels on each side, that is — On Lake Ontario, to one vessel not exceeding one hundred tons burden, and armed with one eighteen pound cannon. On the Upper Lakes, to two vessels not exceeding like burden each, and armed with like force.
Seite 131 - The weakness of so much merely negative criticism is evident — pacificism makes no converts from the military party. The military party denies neither the bestiality nor the horror, nor the expense ; it only says that these things tell but half the story. It only says that war is worth them ; that, taking human nature as a whole, its wars are its best protection against its weaker and more cowardly self, and that mankind cannot afford to adopt a peace-economy.
Seite 1 - If the existence of war always implies injustice, in one at least of the parties concerned, it is also the fruitful parent of crimes. It reverses, with respect to its objects, all the rules of morality. It is nothing less than a temporary repeal of the principles of virtue, It is a system out of which almost all the virtues are excluded, and in which nearly all the vices are incorporated.
Seite 133 - ... game in which the first moves were her wars with China and Russia and her treaty with England, and of which the final objective is the capture of the Philippines, the Hawaiian Islands, Alaska, and the whole of our Coast west of the Sierra Passes. This will give Japan what her ineluctable vocation as a state...
Seite 9 - What won the battles on the Yalu, in Korea or Manchuria," says the Japanese, Nitobe, " was the ghosts of our fathers guiding our hands and beating in our hearts. They are not dead, these ghosts, those spirits of our war-like ancestors. Scratch a Japanese, even one of the most advanced ideas, and you will find a Samurai.
Seite 9 - This is a condition repeated in every village in England, and its history is recorded on the walls of every parish church. Everywhere can be seen tablets in memory of young men — gentlemen's sons from Eton and Rugby and Winchester and Harrow, scholars from Oxford and Cambridge, who have given up their lives in some far-off petty war.

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