Every second, a person dies of hunger. Which means that by the time you finish reading this piece, hundreds more will have died of hunger and starvation. And yet the nuclear-armed states continue to spend billions of dollars building nuclear stockpiles, ostensibly in the name of security, but in reality threatening current and future generations and violating the rights of children to a peaceful and non-irradiated planet. And our banks, universities, cities, pension funds, and governments continue to invest in the corporations manufacturing and promoting the nuclear arms race for their own personal gain, with no consideration for the ethics of investing in death. This is the myopia that afflicts our society, our governments, and our policy makers, and each one of us has to take ownership for the situation we find ourselves in today.
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