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Old 2015-03-05, 08:49 PM   #58
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Originally Posted by inflatable dalek View Post
It's worth remembering the world we were born into was one convinced an extinction level event nuclear war was definitely going to happen and could happen any day.
Incorrectly. The Soviet Union's greatest propaganda was convincing the world it actually had the resources to mount a third world war.

Compared to that "People are a bit fat and full of themselves" is a fairly mild worldwide problem
Dunno. Everyone quite swiftly agreed that mutually assured destruction was a problem and a lot of resources were put into scaling down the problem to a sensible amount of tension. The world's current problem is that it doesn't acknowledge problems and in fact tends to excuse them.
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